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The Continental Army

Robert K. Wright

The Continental Army

by Robert K. Wright

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Published by Center of Military History, U.S. Army, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Continental Army -- History,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert K. Wright, Jr.
    SeriesArmy lineage series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 451 p. :
    Number of Pages451
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23748889M

    Print book: National government publication: English: Repr. View all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: United States. -- Continental Army -- History. United States. -- Continental Army. Military campaigns. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. United States Army Center of Military History.

    The Maryland Regiment had joined the Continental Army barely two weeks before the Battle of Long Island. Unlike most of Washington's Army, the Maryland contingent had been well drilled at home and were so well equipped – they even had bayonets, a rarity for the Army – that the Regiment was known at home as the Dandy Fifth, and to the rest of the Army as "macaronis", the then current word.   Most of the Continental Army was disbanded after the Treaty of Paris ended the Revolutionary War in The 1st and 2nd Regiments went on to form the Legion of the United States in which later became the foundation of the United States Army in

    CHAPTER III. Preparations for Continental Defense. Until the nation went to war in December the military preparations for guarding the continental United States centered around four lines of activity: harbor defense, defense against air attack, civilian defense, and the . The period of enlistment for the Continental Army at this time was for one year, making it necessary to raise a new army at the end of the soldiers' terms. Consequently the effects of the controversy over medical service on the morale of the average soldier were of great concern.


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Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: St. John's Press (Septem ) Language: English ISBN X ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 3/5(2).

From the official source "The Continental Army now directs us to the basic military organization used during the war and to the forming of the Army's traditions and first tactical doctrine. This book traces the birth of the Army and its gradual transformation into a competent group of professionals and emphasizes for the first time the major influences of eighteenth century military theorists on that transformation."/5.

This book is an excellent resource for understanding both the continental Army and for understanding force design and organization.

The reader follows the evolution of the Continental Army from pre-war militias through a year by year evolution right through demobilization in /5(6).

Army Lineage Series. Contains a narrative analysis of the complex evolution of the Continental Army, with the lineages of the individual units that comprised the Army, and fourteen charts depicting regimental organization.

The Continental Army by Robert K. Wright, Jr. To download as PDF click here [ 19 mb] Some users may encounter difficulties opening these files from the server. In a sense, a study of the Continental Army, the forerunner of today's Regular Army, is a fitting choice for beginning a new series. Later volumes will detail the development of specific branches of the army.

Center of Military History, U.S. Army, - United States - pages 0 Reviews A narrative analysis of the complex evolution of the Continental Army, with the lineages of the individual.

Contest for Liberty is an important book. It skillfully explores the development and employment of military leadership in the Continental Army in an entirely fresh and pioneering manner/5(9). In the next installment of in our Dusty Shelves series, “Building the Continental Army: Von Steuben’s ‘Blue Book’,” Jack Giblin and Jacqueline E.

Whitt tell the story behind the Continental Army’s first training manual. Each book is identified as to the Continental Army unit in which it was maintained. At times, but relatively rarely, a manuscript book is found to contain a contemporary inscription on an inner cover, flyleaf or elsewhere which is validated by the internal content.

Overview. This significant historical book on a previously unexplored aspect of the Revolutionary War was produced by the Center of Military History, providing an important basic reference on the military history of the Revolution. The Continental Army details the basic military organization used during the war and to the forming of the Army's traditions and first tactical : Progressive Management.

Charles Royster’s A Revolutionary People at War documents the ideological, structural, and psychological changes experienced by the Continental Army between and Royster argues that what drove those changes was the conflict between revolutionary ideals, and the realities that forced different groups of revolutionaries to make /5.

Infantry of the Continental Army. drawing showing a Stockbridge Mahican Indian, Patriot soldier, of the Stockbridge Militia, in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, from the Revolutionary War diary of Hessian officer, Johann Von der-in-Chief: George Washington.

A Revolutionary People At War: The Continental Army and American Character, (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and and the University of North Carolina Press)3/5(2). During the American Revolution, ____________ taught the Continental Army Bayonet usage, Drill formations, proper care of equipment and developed the Blue Book of the Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States.

Definition. “Stephen Taaffe’s meticulous research and splendid writing illuminates an understudied aspect of the Continental Army’s organization and leadership.

This book is an important contribution to the field.”— Joseph F. Stoltz III, author of A Bloodless Victory: The Battle of New Orleans in Reviews: 9. A narrative analysis of the complex evolution of the Continental Army, with the lineages of the individual units that comprised the Army, and fourteen charts depicting regimental organization.

History of the Continental Army during the American Revolution from its beginnings at Lexington Green to the final victory at Yorktown.

By letting the participants speak for themselves, Lynn Montross has written in effect an eyewitness account of the American Revolution and its valiant little army of colonials/5. Print book: English: Repr.

View all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: United States. -- Continental Army -- History. United States -- History -- Revolution, -- Campaigns.

United States. -- Continental Army. View all. An Army Truly Continental: Expanding Participation While the Continental Army in the north took shape inthe colonies to the south also turned to military preparations. The process began, much as it had in New England, with the formation of forces by revolutionary governments to oppose British threats in the immediate vicinity of each colony.

This volume is an orderly book kept by Alexander Scammell, adjutant general and aide de camp to George Washington, for the Continental Army in New Jersey dating from March J Mr.

Tarbox will leave you, at the end of this book, with no doubt in your mind--not a shred--that Dearborn was wrong about Israel Putnam's character, and furthermore that General Putnam commanded the American troops that day, not Colonel Prescott.

Life of Israel Putnam ("Old Put"), Major-General in the Continental Army is a fascinating read.The Continental Army ultimately prevailed, Mr. Sculley believes, because its officers cared for their men and convinced them that their cause was worth fighting for.”— Wall Street Journal “Sculley has given us a path-breaking book about the concept of military authority as it evolved between ranking officers and common soldiers in the.