The American Revolution, Garrison Life in French Canada and New York Journal of an Officer in the Prinz Friedrich Regiment, 1776-1783

by Helga Doblin

The American Revolution, Garrison Life in French Canada and New York Journal of an Officer in the Prinz Friedrich Regiment, 1776-1783 Synopsis

This eyewitness account by an ensign in the Braunschweig Prinz Friedrich Regiment brings the Northern Campaign of the American Revolution vividly to life. This journal tells about events around Fort Ticonderoga, military ways, life in Quebec, and crossing the Atlantic in the late 1700s. Helga Doblin has translated the work, and Mary C. Lynn provides an introduction and notes that put the account into the context of those times. A map and illustrations enhance the volume, made accessible by two indexes. Students of military history and of Colonial America, and those in upstate New York and Quebec who would like to know more about life there 300 years ago, will find this work informative and entertaining. It brings the Revolution and the Northern Campaign in New York and Quebec vividly to life.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780313288876
Publication date: 30th July 1993
Author: Helga Doblin
Publisher: Praeger Publishers Inc an imprint of ABC-CLIO
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 192 pages
Categories: War & defence operations, Autobiography: historical, political & military, History of the Americas, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900,

About Helga Doblin

HELGA DOBLIN, Professor Emerita of Foreign Languages, and MARY C. LYNN, Professor of American Studies, Skidmore College, also translated and edited An Eyewitness Account of the American Revolution and New England Life: The Journal of J.F. Wasmus, German Company Surgeon, 1776-1783 (Greenwood Press, 1990).

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