Esmond Wright - United States - 1962 - 222 pages
The striking feature of Washington's years as soldier and as President is the extent of the identity of his own career with his country's cause.
Thomas Fleming - History - 2009 - 368 pages
On October 19, 1781, Great Britain's best army surrendered to General George Washington at Yorktown. But the future of the 13 former colonies was far from clear. A 13,000 man ...
Burke Davis - Biography & Autobiography - 1975 - 497 pages
Recounts Washington's tenure as commander-in-chief of the Colonial Army, highlighting important decisions, actions, and events and profiling the noteworthy figures with whom ...
Barbara Bennett Peterson - History - 2005 - 292 pages
As the first president, George Washington initiated a number of precedents and was conscious that he was establishing traditions. He also saw himself as a moral exemplar and ...
Jeanette Eaton - Presidents - 1938 - 402 pages
This biography treats both an individual and an era of history in a manner all the more accurate because the book is human and unbiased.
Roger A. Bruns - History - 1987 - 116 pages
Traces the life of the American planter, soldier, and statesman, describes his role in the American revolution, and assesses his accomplishments as president.