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Washington"s general

Nathanael Greene and the triumph of the American Revolution

by Terry Golway

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786,
    • United States. Continental Army -- Biography,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTerry Golway.
      LC ClassificationsE207.G9 G65 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 355 p. :
      Number of Pages355
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3307032M
      ISBN 100805070664
      LC Control Number2004052259

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