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The life of George Rogers Clark.

James Alton James

The life of George Rogers Clark.

by James Alton James

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE207.C5 J3 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 534 p.
      Number of Pages534
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5076086M
      ISBN 100404035493
      LC Control Number74108769

      1 James Alton James, The Life of George Rogers Clark (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ), ; Frederick Austin Ogg, The Old Northwest: A Chronicle of the Ohio Valley and Beyond (New Haven: Yale University Press, ), 2 Richard White, The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, (New York: . Book Review: Background to Glory: The Life of George Rogers Clark. By John Bakeless. Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Current Search, Book Reviews. Book Review: Background to Glory: The Life of George Rogers Clark. By John Bakeless Book Reviews Author: Richard C. Knopf.

        *Illustrated *Includes Table of Contents George Rogers Clark (Novem – Febru ) was a soldier from Virginia and the highest ranking American military officer on the northwestern frontier during the American Revolutionary War. He served as leader of the Kentucky (then part of Virginia) militia throughout much of the war. Clark is best known Brand: Charles River Editors. The Life of George Rogers Clark. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Jillson, Willard R. A Bibliography of George Rogers Clark, General Commanding the Virginia Military Forces in Kentucky and the Old Northwest Territory During the American Revolution. Frankfort, Ky.: Perry Publishing Co., Kammen, Michael G.

        The Life of George Rogers Clark, Triumphs and Tragedies (review) The Life of George Rogers Clark, Triumphs and Tragedies (review) Nichols, Roger L. JOURNAL OF THE EARLY REPUBLIC (Fall ) and persuaded other Americans that they were genuinely attached to the Union. Despite all these strengths, however, the book . In all American history it would be hard to find a more dramatic career than that of the young Virginia surveyor whose life will be sketched in the following pages -- George Rogers Clark. In spectacular settings, in strongly contrasted actors, in tense situations and thrilling actions, it .


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This book of eighteen chapters, each focusing on some aspect of the life of George Rogers Clark, offers readers as many theses as it has chapters.

The Life of George Rogers Clark, Triumphs and Tragedies (Contributions in American History) Kenneth C. Carstens, Nancy Son Carstens Published by. George Rogers Clark came out of Virginia to lead a frontier militia during the Revolutionary War. Fighting against the British and the Indians in the Illinois country, he.

George Rogers Clark (–) led four victorious campaigns against the Indians and British in the Ohio Valley during the American Revolution, but his most astonishing coup was recapturing Fort Sackville inwhen he was only twenty-six.

For eighteen days, in the dead of winter, Brand: University of Oklahoma Press. George Rogers Clark () led four victorious campaigns against the Indians and British in the Ohio Valley during the American Revolution, but his most astonishing coup was recapturing Fort Sackville inwhen he was only twenty-six/5(5).

To Clark isassigned onlyhisjust shareof creditfor the conquestof the Northwest. The book is, in fact, not a biographybut a history of the times.

There are chapters, and those not merely introductory, where Clark's name doesnot appear, and otherswhere an incident in his careerservesmerely as a text for a dissertationupon Western : Marjorie Gordon Jackson.

Bakeless's reputation as an historian and author had already been established. In addition to his remarkable studies of Christopher Marlowe and his prize- winning book on the economic causes of war he had also published The Origin of the Next War (Viking, ), Magazine Making (Viking, ), and Daniel Boone.

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