The Resource The Continental Army, by Robert K. Wright, Jr

The Continental Army, by Robert K. Wright, Jr

Label
The Continental Army
Title
The Continental Army
Statement of responsibility
by Robert K. Wright, Jr
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A narrative analysis of the complex evolution of the Continental Army, with the lineages of the 177 individual units that comprised the Army, and fourteen charts depicting regimental organization
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wright, Robert K.
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
UA25
LC item number
.W84 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Center of Military History
Series statement
Army lineage series.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Kontinentalkongress
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Militär
  • Geschichte
Label
The Continental Army, by Robert K. Wright, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The army of observation : New England in arms. Warfare in the eighteenth century -- Colonial military experience -- The coming of the revolution -- Massachusetts Acts -- Formation of a New England army -- The Continental Army : Washington and the Continental Congress. Adoption of the army -- Selection of commanders -- Washington takes command -- The war spreads to Canada -- The continental regiments of 1776 : Boston and Quebec -- Washington's unified reorganization -- The Canadian Department -- An army truly continental : expanding participation. The Southern colonies -- The Middle colonies -- The departments and the main army -- An army for the war : 1777. The Eighty-Eight Battalion resolve -- Trenton and Princeton -- Rounding out the army -- Fielding the new army -- Professionalism : new influences from Europe. Valley Forge -- Foreign advisers -- The contributions of Steuben -- The reorganization of 1778- 79 in practice -- Perseverance to victory. Economy and the 1781 reorganization -- Triumph at Yorktown -- The road to Newburgh -- Peace -- Lineages. New Hampshire -- Massachusetts -- Rhode Island -- Connecticut -- New York -- New Jersey -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware -- Maryland -- Virginia -- North Carolina -- South Carolina -- Georgia -- Canada -- Extra and additional Continental regiments -- Miscellaneous units -- Artillery -- Light dragoons, partisan corps, and legionary corps -- Appendix. U.S. Army units dating from the Revolution -- Department commanders -- Principal staff officers -- Engagements
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvii, 451 pages
Isbn
9780160019319
Lccn
82016472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Stock number
008-029-00122-5
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08806011
  • (OCoLC)ocm08806011
Label
The Continental Army, by Robert K. Wright, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The army of observation : New England in arms. Warfare in the eighteenth century -- Colonial military experience -- The coming of the revolution -- Massachusetts Acts -- Formation of a New England army -- The Continental Army : Washington and the Continental Congress. Adoption of the army -- Selection of commanders -- Washington takes command -- The war spreads to Canada -- The continental regiments of 1776 : Boston and Quebec -- Washington's unified reorganization -- The Canadian Department -- An army truly continental : expanding participation. The Southern colonies -- The Middle colonies -- The departments and the main army -- An army for the war : 1777. The Eighty-Eight Battalion resolve -- Trenton and Princeton -- Rounding out the army -- Fielding the new army -- Professionalism : new influences from Europe. Valley Forge -- Foreign advisers -- The contributions of Steuben -- The reorganization of 1778- 79 in practice -- Perseverance to victory. Economy and the 1781 reorganization -- Triumph at Yorktown -- The road to Newburgh -- Peace -- Lineages. New Hampshire -- Massachusetts -- Rhode Island -- Connecticut -- New York -- New Jersey -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware -- Maryland -- Virginia -- North Carolina -- South Carolina -- Georgia -- Canada -- Extra and additional Continental regiments -- Miscellaneous units -- Artillery -- Light dragoons, partisan corps, and legionary corps -- Appendix. U.S. Army units dating from the Revolution -- Department commanders -- Principal staff officers -- Engagements
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvii, 451 pages
Isbn
9780160019319
Lccn
82016472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Stock number
008-029-00122-5
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08806011
  • (OCoLC)ocm08806011

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