Battle of Paoli

Battle of Paoli

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This first full-length treatment of the Revolutionary War battle of Paoli recounts the British surprise attack on a Continental Army division near Philadelphia in September 1777. A crushing defeat for the Americans, the battle became known as the qPaoli Massacreq. Philadelphia fell to the British a week later. Reconstructs the battle from the maneuvering that preceded it to the bloody aftermath Explains how this relatively small clash affected the larger Philadelphia Campaign and shaped American strategy for the rest of the warBenninghoffa#39;s technical analysis of the figures and their weapons, especially the length of the firearm versus the ... the Company of Military Historians 46, no. 3 ( fall 1994): 98-108. 2. Miinchhausen, 34. 3. Until the 1950s, Sugartown Road was aanbsp;...

Title:Battle of Paoli
Author:Thomas J. McGuire
Publisher:Stackpole Books - 2006-06


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