Marines in the Revolution : a history of the Continental Marines in the American Revolution, 1775-1783 (Book, 1975) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Marines in the Revolution : a history of the Continental Marines in the American Revolution, 1775-1783

Author: Charles R Smith; Charles H Waterhouse
Publisher: Washington : History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Traces the activities of one special group of Marines; the successes and failures of the group as a whole, and the fundamental aspects of modern Marine amphibious doctrine which grew out of Continental Marine experience during the eight-year fight for American independence.
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Genre/Form: Government publications
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Charles Richard, 1943-
Marines in the Revolution.
Washington : History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1975
(OCoLC)643633408
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles R Smith; Charles H Waterhouse
OCLC Number: 1560110
Notes: GPO Historic Shelflist Project- publication not in hand.
Description: xviii, 491 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Birth of the continental Marines --
Outbreak of hostilities: early Marine perception --
New Providence raid --
Uncombined operations, April-December 1776 --
Trenton-Princeton Campaign --
New frigates in action and the debacle on the Delaware, 1777 --
Across the Atlantic, 1777-1778 --
Year of landings and leg irons, 1778 --
Marines on the Mississippi, 1777-1779 --
Success at sea and disaster and Penobscot, 1779 --
Sailing against England, 1779-1781 --
Charleston, 1780 --
State and privateer Marines --
Mustering out, 1782-1783.
Responsibility: by Charles R. Smith ; illustrated by Charles H. Waterhouse.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_78861
991000132979705351

Abstract:

Traces the activities of one special group of Marines; the successes and failures of the group as a whole, and the fundamental aspects of modern Marine amphibious doctrine which grew out of Continental Marine experience during the eight-year fight for American independence.
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