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General Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution in the South

Gregory D. Massey

General Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution in the South

by Gregory D. Massey

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, South Carolina .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Generals,
  • United States. Continental Army,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Gregory D. Massey and Jim Piecuch
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE207.G9 G46 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25139945M
    ISBN 109781611170696
    LC Control Number2011050008

      Praise For Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution “While researching and writing a book about George Washington, I concluded that Nathanael Greene was the most under appreciated great man in the War for Independence, and that he deserved a modern biography that told his incredible story.   In December , former Quaker turned general Nathanael Greene took command of the entire Southern Department. He reported only to George Washington himself. Leadership of the southern states to that point in the American Revolution had failed, as the British held all major southern cities, including the important port city of : TheHistoryPress.

      “Terry Golway has written a remarkable book that brings the American Revolution alive for the 21st century reader in a new way. He gives us a Nathanael Greene that we can all understand: a modern man, ambitious but unsure of himself and the new political world he was creating, deeply in love but uncertain about his fidelity to his beautiful /5(5). Historian and author John Buchanan talked about his book, The Road to Charleston: Nathanael Greene and the American Buchanan recounted Major General Greene’s military strategy in.

    Nathanael Greene () – A major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War, Greene was the son of a Quaker farmer, also named Nathanael, and Mary of nine children, he was born at Warwick, Rhode Island, on August 7, Though his father’s sect, called the Society of Friends, discouraged “literary accomplishments,” Greene educated himself, with a.   In "Nathaneal Greene: A Biography of the American Revolution", Gerald Carbone provides the reader with an outstanding view of the American struggle for independence, at the same time providing tremendous insight into one of our country's most significant (and perhaps tragic) figures.5/5(5).


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General Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution in the South by Gregory D. Massey Download PDF EPUB FB2

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This is the American Revolution for adults.” ―Thomas Fleming, author of Liberty. The American Revolution “If George Washington was the one indispensable man in our Revolution, Nathanael Greene was surely Washington's one indispensable by: 6.

A major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution, Nathanael Greene has received historical attention as a commander who successfully coordinated the actions of seemingly disparate kinds of soldiers--regular Continental troops, militia men, and partisan guerrillas/5(3).

Major General Nathanael Greene (August 7, –J ) was one of General George Washington's most trusted subordinates during the American lly commanding Rhode Island's militia, he earned a commission in the Continental Army in June and within a year was leading large formations in Washington's command.

Nathanael Greene, (born August 7,Potowomut, Rhode Island [U.S.]—died JMulberry Grove, Georgia, U.S.), American general in the American Revolution (–83). After managing a branch of his father’s iron foundry, Greene served several terms in the colonial legislature and was elected commander of the Rhode Island army, organized in ; he was made a major.

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General Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution in the South offers new perspectives on Greene's leadership of Continental troops, his use of the mounted troops of South Carolina partisan leaders Thomas Sumter and Francis Marion, his integration of local militia into his fighting force, and his proposal that slaves be armed and freed in.

Nathanael (sometimes spelled "Nathaniel") Greene was one of the most respected generals of the Revolutionary War () and a talented military strategist. As commander of the Southern Department of the Continental army, he led a brilliant campaign that ended the British occupation of the South.

ByGreene’s little military group had become an official branch of the Continental Army and Greene was promoted to Major General. On J the Continental Congress appointed him a brigadier of the Continental Army. After Boston was evacuated by the British inWashington assigned General Nathanael Greene command of the city.

The overlooked Quaker from Rhode Island who won the American Revolution's crucial southern campaign and helped to set up the final victory of American independence at Yorktown Nathanael Greene is a revolutionary hero who has been lost to history/5.

Nathanael Greene: A Biography of the American Revolution. by Gerald M. Carbone, Palgrave Macmillan, New York,$ The Founding Fathers continue to interest writers and readers of.

Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene Facts. On April 19th of the American Revolutionary War began with the Battles of Lexington and Concord. The next week the Rhode Island colonial legislature organized an army of approximately 1, soldiers called the "army of observation"; and made Nathanael Greene the general in command of it.

My book, Nathanael Greene in South Carolina: Hero of the American Revolution, is about Greene’s unlikely rise to power, his military successes in South Carolina, and ultimate act of freeing Charleston from British occupation.

I have been asked how I decided to write about Greene since he is so unknown. Nathanael Greene (–) was a general in the American Revolution who also served in the Rhode Island assembly.

He fought with George Washington at the battles of Trenton, Brandywine, Germantown, and Valley Forge. Nathanael Greene (August 7, – J ) was a major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War.

When the war began, Greene was a militia private, the lowest rank possible; he emerged from the war with a reputation as George Washington's most gifted and dependable s: Nathaniel Greene, Mary Greene.

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General Nathanael Greene was one of the most important heroes of the American Revolution. Early on in the war, the native Rhode Islander showed a strong talent for assembling supplies and working well with his military and civilian colleagues.

Greene became a general in the summer ofat 34 years of age. A short biography on Nathanael Greene, the US Revolutionary War general. Terry Golway, Washington’s General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution (New York: Henry Holt, ).

An amazing story of an American autodidact, who was initially refused entrance into the Rhode island militia because of his limp, but subsequently was appointed general by the legislature of Rhode Island and served his apprenticeship under Washington, at Boston, Long /5(54).

Biographies Caldwell, Charles. Memoirs of the Life and Campaigns of the Hon. Nathaneil Green, Major General in the Army of the United States, and Commander of the Southern Department in the War of the Revolution.

Philadelphia: Robert Desilver, Carbone, Gerald M. Nathanael Greene: A Biography of the American Revolution. 1st ed. New York: Palgrave.WASHINGTON'S GENERAL: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution User Review - Kirkus.

New York Observer columnist and editor Golway (For the Cause of Liberty,etc.) rescues a Revolutionary War hero from oblivion, and deservedly ael Greene was a 4/5(2).Southern theater.

Part of the American Revolutionary War. The Battle of Cowpens. Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, East Florida and West Florida. Decisive Franco-Spanish-American victory. Surrender of a British army at Yorktown.

France (from ) Spain (from ) Commanders and leaders. Nathanael Greene. Benjamin Lincoln (POW)Location: Virginia, North and South Carolina.