With Musket and Tomahawk: The Saratoga Campaign and the Wilderness War Of 1777 (Google eBook)

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Casemate Publishers, Sep 16, 2014 - History - 432 pages
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With Musket & Tomahawk is a vivid account of the American and British struggles in the massive wilderness region of the northeast during the Revolutionary War. Combining strategic, tactical, and personal detail, this book describes how the patriots of the Northern Army defeated England's massive onslaught of 1777.
  

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Review: With Musket and Tomahawk: The Saratoga Campaign and the Wilderness War of 1777

User Review  - Mark Levandoski - Goodreads

Some interesting information throughout the book. Sometimes repeats itself in the chapters, as well as the notes.Good maps.Easy to read. Read full review

Review: With Musket and Tomahawk: The Saratoga Campaign and the Wilderness War of 1777

User Review  - Goodreads

Some interesting information throughout the book. Sometimes repeats itself in the chapters, as well as the notes.Good maps.Easy to read. Read full review

Contents

The Wilderness War of 1777
1
The Strategic Dilemma in the Northern Theater
21
Lord Germains Proposal
30
Burgoynes Plan to Advance on Albany
33
The British Army in Canada
38
The Northern Campaign Commences
46
British Moves and Patriot Uncertainty
59
Burgoyne Advances and Fort Ticonderoga Falls
65
The Tragic Case of Jane McCrea
161
The Battle of Bennington
176
Schuyler Is Relieved of Command
206
The Patriots Raid Fort Ticonderoga
227
Freemans Farm
235
Troops Dig In and Patriot Generals Collide
254
Burgoynes Strategy Unravels
261
Bemis Heights
266

Cries of Retreat and Forest Combats
94
The Battle of Hubbardton
116
Fighting Off Marauders and Raiders
134
Chaplain and Intelligence Agent
141
Burgoynes Plan to Reach Fort Edward
144
Bolstering Forces on Both Sides
150
Burgoyne Hacks His Way South
155
The British Begin to Collapse
283
Burgoyne Surrenders
298
Acknowledgments
310
Notes
315
Bibliography
391
Index
405
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About the author (2014)

MICHAEL O. LOGUSZ has served in both the Regular and Reserve branches of the U.S. Army, most recently during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2007ndash;08. He holds a B.A. from Oswego State College and an M.A. in Russian Studies from Hunter College in New York. The author of numerous articles and a previous book on WWII, Lt. Colonel Logusz has personally examined the ground of each battle he describes. He currently lives in Florida.

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