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Published by J.B. Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Pennsylvania,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796,
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Regimental histories

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy Charles J. Stillé.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE207.W35 S8
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 441 p.
Number of Pages441
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6920007M
LC Control Number02022087
OCLC/WorldCa2410065

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: Major-General Anthony Wayne And The Pennsylvania Line In The Continental Army (): Stille, Charles J.: Books.   Wayne, Anthony, , United States. Continental Army, Generals Publisher Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of California Language English. Start your review of Major-General Anthony Wayne And The Pennsylvania Line In The Continental Army Write a review Fred Provoncha rated it it was amazing5/5. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Major-General Anthony Wayne and the Pennsylvania line in the Continental Army Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stillé, Charles J. (Charles Janeway), Major-General Anthony Wayne and the Pennsylvania line in the Continental Army.   Promoted to brigadier general on Febru , he later traveled south of join General George Washington's army and to take command of the Pennsylvania Line (the colony's Continental troops). Still relatively inexperienced, Wayne's promotion irritated some officers who had more extensive military backgrounds. For the following three weeks, Continental leaders including Major General Anthony Wayne commanding the Pennsylvanians, President Joseph Reed of Pennsylvania and Commander in Chief George Washington, were occupied in dealing with this incident. Foremost in their minds was the fear that the Line would defect to the British. On January 1, , Wayne, then the commanding officer of the Pennsylvania Line of the Continental Army, was faced with a mutiny over pay and conditions that was one of the most serious of the war. The mutiny was successfully resolved by dismissing about one half of the line, which Wayne .

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Major-General Anthony Wayne and the Pennsylvania Line in the Continental Army at Major-General Anthony Wayne and the Pennsylvania line in the Continental Army by Charles J Still Regimental orderly book of the 5th Pennsylvania (formerly the 4th) under command of Col. Anthony Wayne. During these 3 months following Carleton's attempted invasion of October, , the garrison at Ticonderoga consisted first of 5 brigades. Charges were filed against General Anthony Wayne for possibly being informed of a potential British attack and not doing anything about it. However, the General was later acquitted of these charges. As Charles Stille writes in his book, Major-General Anthony Wayne and the Pennsylvania Line in the Continental Army.   About 1, soldiers joined the mutiny, which was over half of the Pennsylvania Line and by far the biggest uprising in the Continental Army yet. According to Lt. Enos Reeves, Gen. Wayne, Colonel Richard Butler and a party of senior officers arrived at the scene on horseback.