Militia Generals in the American Revolution: John Hancock, Ethan Allen, Francis Marion, John Stark, Joseph Martin, Samuel Elbert Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781155676050

Published: August 15th 2011

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Militia Generals in the American Revolution: John Hancock, Ethan Allen, Francis Marion, John Stark, Joseph Martin, Samuel Elbert by Source Wikipedia
August 15th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 84 pages | ISBN: 9781155676050 | 10.66 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 83. Chapters: John Hancock, Ethan Allen, Francis Marion, John Stark, Joseph Martin, Samuel Elbert, John Dickinson, George Rogers Clark, Caesar Rodney, Griffith Rutherford, Benjamin Lincoln, Thomas Sumter, Thomas Johnson, Joseph Warren, William West, David Wooster, Peter Gansevoort, Thomas Nelson, Jr., Andrew Pickens, James Potter, Peleg Wadsworth, John Cadwalader, Nathaniel Folsom, James Ewing, James Mitchell Varnum, James Irvine, William Floyd, John Armstrong, Sr., John Morin Scott, Christopher Lippitt, Solomon Lovell, Seth Pomeroy, William Campbell, Richard Caswell, Nicholas Herkimer, William Whipple, Robert Lawson, Oliver Wolcott, Nathaniel Woodhull, Philemon Dickinson, Arnoldus Vanderhorst, Abraham Ten Broeck, John Ashe, Joshua Babcock, Daniel Roberdeau, Nathaniel Freeman, John Lacey, Persifor Frazer, Jeremiah McLene, Gold Selleck Silliman, Joseph Palmer, John Twiggs, Daniel Lyman, Robert Van Rensselaer, Ezekiel Cornell, Alexander Mebane, Joseph Frye, Alexander Lillington, James Wadsworth, Nathan Miller.

Excerpt: Ethan Allen (January 21, 1738 - February 12, 1789) was a farmer, businessman, land speculator, philosopher, writer, and American Revolutionary War patriot, hero, and politician. He is best known as one of the founders of the U.S. state of Vermont, and for the capture of Fort Ticonderoga early in the American Revolutionary War. Born in rural Connecticut, Allen had a frontier upbringing but also received an education that included some philosophical teachings.

In the late 1760s he became interested in the New Hampshire Grants, buying land there and becoming embroiled in the legal disputes surrounding the territory. Legal setbacks led to the formation of the Green Mountain Boys, whom Allen led in a campaign of intimidation and property destruction to drive New York settlers from the Grants. When the American Revolutiona...



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