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Southern gambit : Cornwallis and the British march to Yorktown / Stanley D. M. Carpenter.

Author/creator Carpenter, Stanley D. M. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2019]
Descriptionxiii, 314 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Campaigns and commanders
Campaigns and commanders. ^A517504
Contents "Gain the hearts and subdue the minds of America" : British strategic leadership and the southern campaign -- "Without which the machine must fail" : British command and control and the southern strategy -- "They are not prepared for a scene of war" : the southern campaign begins -- "Everywhere and nowhere" : partisan warfare in the Carolinas -- "Fatal infatuation" : Cornwallis invades North Carolina -- "What is done, cannot now be altered" : the southern campaign draws to a close -- "Peril and delusion" : the judgment of history.
Abstract "Addresses the Southern Campaign of 1778-81 in the War of American Independence from the British strategic perspective, focusing on Lieutenant-General Charles, Earl Cornwallis' operations in the Carolinas and Virginia leading to the surrender at Yorktown, Virginia in October 1781"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2018027374
ISBN9780806161853 hardcover alkaline paper
ISBN080616185X hardcover alkaline paper

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