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Who was the commander at Bunker Hill?

With remarks on Frothingham"s history of the battle

by Samuel Swett

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Published by J. Wilson in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frothingham, Richard, 1812-1880,
  • Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy S. Swett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE241.B9 S96
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. ;
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6934626M
    LC Control Number03031220
    OCLC/WorldCa2824512

    The information about Bunker Hill shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book . The colonists retreated to Cambridge over Bunker Hill, leaving the British in control of Charlestown but still besieged in Boston. The battle was a tactical victory for the British, but it proved to be a sobering experience, involving more than twice the casualties than the Americans had incurred, including many officers. The battle had.

      News of the move leaked, and Gen. Artemus Ward, the commander of Massachusetts troops, was ordered by that colony's Provincial Congress to “defend Bunker's Hill in Charkstown” at once.   “Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution” by Nathaniel Philbrick (Viking and Penguin Books) (Viking and Penguin Books) The tale begins with that town’s famous Tea Party in December

      A Great Book about the Battle of Bunker Hill This was an amazingly good book. The author is masterful in weaving the story together culminating in an exciting climax. I am anxious to read more from this author! It's hard for us in the 21st century to understand the methodology of warfare in but after reading this book I feel like I have a /5(18).   The bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea, Valiant Ambition, and In the Hurricane's Eye tells the story of the Boston battle that ignited the American Revolution, in this "masterpiece of narrative and perspective." (Boston Globe) Boston in is an island city occupied by British troops after a series of incendiary incidents by patriots who range from 4/4(47).


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