Naval Documents of the American Revolution Volume 12, American Theater, April 1, 1778-May 31, 1778; European Theater, April 1, 1778- May 31, 1778

Naval Documents of the American Revolution Volume 12, American Theater, April 1, 1778-May 31, 1778; European Theater, April 1, 1778- May 31, 1778

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With a foreword by President Barack Obama, the twelfth volume in the Naval History and Heritage Commanda€™s Naval Documents of the American Revolution series tells the story of the Revolutionary War on the water during the period of April to June 1778. In the tradition of the preceding volumesa€”the first of which was published in 1964a€”this work synthesizes edited documents, including correspondence, ship logs, muster rolls, orders, and newspaper accounts, that provide a comprehensive understanding of the war at sea in the spring of 1778. The editors organize this wide array of texts chronologically by theater and incorporate French, Italian, and Spanish transcriptions with English translations throughout. Volume 12 presents the essential primary sources on a crucial time in the young republica€™s naval historya€”as the British consolidate their strength in the Mid-Atlantic, and the Americans threaten British shipping in European waters and gain a powerful ally as France prepares to enter the war.... Charles Feilding, 338a€“39; Walter Griffith, 307a€“8; William Hotham, 131, 201a€“2, 395a€“96; Philip Stephens, 171a€“73, 304a€“7, 321a€“22, 407a€“8; ... James (Master), 23n (Nancy) Howlanda#39;s Ferry, R.I., 196, 303 and n, 445 Hubbard, Amos (ship owner), 124n Hubbard, John (seaman), ... 792 Howe, Lord [Richard Howe, 4th Viscount Howe] (Vice Adm., RN): Admiraltya#39;s instructions to, 306; Admiraltya#39;s opinion of 338;anbsp;...


Title:Naval Documents of the American Revolution Volume 12, American Theater, April 1, 1778-May 31, 1778; European Theater, April 1, 1778- May 31, 1778
Author: Navy Dept. (U.S.), Michael J. Crawford, Dennis M Conrad, E Gordon Bowen-Hassell, Nark L Hayes, Barack Obama, Jay DeLoach, Naval History & Heritage Command (U.S.)
Publisher:Government Printing Office - 2014-07-14
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