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Chaining the Hudson The Fight for the River in the American Revolution

by Lincoln Diamant

Chaining the Hudson The Fight for the River in the American Revolution Synopsis

Much of the Revolutionary War took was fought along the Hudson River-which for five years was successfully blockaded by American forces by means of a massive chain across the river at West Point. Here is this important story, vividly and dramatically told, from logs, diaries, letters, and with many rare illustrations. In an almost magical sense the reader is drawn back to the time when the country drew its first breath. -The New York Times Brings to life an extraordinary chapter of the Revolution. -Washington Post [The] best account to date of the Revolutionary War activity in the Valley. -Hudson Valley Regional Review Meticulously researched. Reads like good historical fiction. -American History

Chaining the Hudson The Fight for the River in the American Revolution Press Reviews

so fascinating, you'll wonder why you never learned about this in high school. * -Times Union, Albany NY *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780823223398
Publication date: 12th March 2004
Author: Lincoln Diamant
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 250 pages
Categories: History of the Americas, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900, War & defence operations,

About Lincoln Diamant

Lincoln Diamant's most recent book is Hoopla on the Hudson: An Intimate View of New York's Great 1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration.

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