Colonials on the Heights, by Henry Kidd. When the British Army invaded Virginia, early in 1781, General Lafayette, with 1,200 men of the Continental Army, were sent from the New England to aide in the state’s defense. The troops were in dire need of equipped. Many of them lacked hats, shoes and proper uniforms. In Baltimore Lafayette purchased clothes and equipments for his men and paid for them with drafts on the French treasury. Although most of his army was made up of infantry, Lafayette…

Colonials on the Heights, by Henry Kidd. When the British Army invaded Virginia, early in 1781, General Lafayette, with 1,200 men of the Continental Army, were sent from the New England to aide in the state’s defense. The troops were in dire need of equipped. Many of them lacked hats, shoes and proper uniforms. In Baltimore Lafayette purchased clothes and equipments for his men and paid for them with drafts on the French treasury. Although most of his army was made up of infantry, Lafayette…

To Starve the Army at Pleasure: Continental Army Administration and American Political Culture, 1775-1783

To Starve the Army at Pleasure: Continental Army Administration and American Political Culture, 1775-1783 (Paperback)

To Starve the Army at Pleasure: Continental Army Administration and American Political Culture, 1775-1783

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