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Valley Forge winter

civilians and soldiers in war

by Wayne K. Bodle

  • 165 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Valley Forge (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Headquarters -- Pennsylvania -- Valley Forge,
    • United States. Continental Army -- Military life,
    • Valley Forge (Pa.) -- History -- 18th century,
    • Pennsylvania -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Social aspects,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Social aspects

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-326) and index.

      StatementWayne Bodle.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE234 .B63 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 335 p. :
      Number of Pages335
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3555673M
      ISBN 100271022302
      LC Control Number2002011741


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The Valley Forge winter is his—and the revolution’s—last chance at redemption. And after six months in the camp, Washington fulfills his destiny, leading the Continental Army to a stunning victory in the Battle of Monmouth Court House. Valley Forge is the riveting trueBrand: Simon & Schuster.

Valley Forge is an account of one of the key periods of the revolutionary war. It chronicles the struggles faced by the Continetial Army as they attempt to survive at Valley Forge during the winter of These include brutal weather, primitive living conditions, a lack of supplies, and limited support from congress/5.

The Valley Forge Winter book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Choice Outstanding Academic TitleOf the many dramatic episo /5. 3. The winter at Valley Forge was the last time the United States Army was integrated until the Korean War.

They do not appear in Author: Bob Drury And Tom Clavin. Valley Forge: Building the Winter Camp. Within days of arriving at Valley Forge, troops constructed 1, to 2, log huts in parallel lines that would ho soldiers and women and.

With the onset of the bitter winter cold, the Continental Army under General George Washington, still in the field, enters its winter camp at Valley Forge, 22 miles from British-occupied Philadelphia.

Valley Forge functioned as the third of eight military encampments for the Continental Army's main body, commanded by General George SeptemberBritish forces had captured the American capital of failing to retake the city, Washington led man army into winter quarters at Valley Forge, located approximately 18 miles (29 km) Valley Forge winter book Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

Praise for Valley Forge "A thorough, nuanced and enthralling account of the darkest winter of the American Revolution, Valley Forge recounts an epic of suffering, endurance and martial rebirth that Americans should never forget Masters of narrative history, Messrs. Drury and Clavin have written rousing and sharply rendered accounts of lesser known but thrilling historical Released on: Novem The plans for building construction were of the utmost importance.

The Commander-in-Chief knew his troops needed to be housed properly for the winter ahead of them. In the Poor's Brigade Orderly Book in the collection at the Valley Forge Historical Society, the following entry appears: Decem The information about Valley Forge shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book. On DecemWashington and his war weary troops marched into Valley Forge. The next six months proved to be turning point for the Continental Army.

Wayne Bodle's The Valley Forge Winter: Civilians and Soldiers in War presents the story of the winter of with details that may be new to most readers. Bodle moves beyond the myths and legends that. The Valley Forge winter is his—and the revolution’s—last chance at redemption.

And, indeed, after six months in the camp, Washington fulfills his destiny, leading the Continental Army to a stunning victory in the Battle of Monmouth Court House. “This important study challenges most of the accepted views of Valley Forge.” —J. Bradford, CHOICE “Wayne Bodle’s The Valley Forge Winter is the first comprehensive study of the Continental Army’s most famous encampment, despite its prominence in Revolutionary War historiography and popular memory.

Overall, this is an important book that deserves a wide Author: Wayne Bodle. Valley Forge was the site of the winter encampment of the Continental Army.

The 3,acres of monuments, meadows, and woodlands commemorate the sacrifices and perseverance of the Revolutionary War generation. The park honors and celebrates the ability of citizens to pull together and overcome adversity during extraordinary times. It was through von Steuben's daily drills, even in the cold of winter at Valley Forge, that the soldiers of the Continental Army learned the tactics and discipline of a true fighting force.

General Marquis de Lafayette - Marquis de Lafayette was a French military leader who joined Washington's staff at Valley Forge. Read the story of Valley Forge like you never have before. Re-envisioned as a graphic novel, this action-packed, non-fiction book will appeal to even those typically non-enthusiastic about reading and history.

Vividly illustrated with historical notes providing context, the dramatic events of Valley Forge are captured in a format for a new generation of readers. 32 indexed pages, : Paperback. Summing up the book's coverage of "Civilians in War," the material offered is generally familiar.

Restricting examination to eastern Pennsylvania suggests either that the Valley Forge winter had no material impact on the civilians of other regions of the state, or that regional differences in popular attitudes did not exist.

“The Valley Forge Winter is not a simple retelling of the oft-repeated story about the famous encampment of the Continental Army during the winter of – Author Wayne Bodle proposes that while it was a difficult experience to endure, the conditions were not nearly as bad as retained in our national memory/5(17).

Reserve a Seat View on YouTube. Bob Drury has written an inspiring account of Valley Forge, the Continental Army winter camp where George Washington turned the tide of the American Revolution.

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The British colonists in America rebelled against the rule of the British and eventually the United States became an independent country during the war.

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After the American defeats at Brandywine, Paoli, and Germantown and after the British had occupied Philadelphia (then the national capital), Gen. During fall ofGeneral George Washington's Continental Army moved south to protect Philadelphia from General William Howe. Washington and his army was nowhere prepared for the cold winter approaching them.

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Wayne Bodle's The Valley Forge Winter is the first comprehensive study of the Continental Army's most famous encampment, despite its prominence in Revolutionary War historiography and popular memory.

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Drury and Clavin have written rousing and sharply rendered accounts of lesser known but thrilling historical .The Valley Forge Winter is an example of the “new military history” at its best—a history that puts war back into its social context.

About the Author Wayne Bodle is Assistant Professor of History at Indiana University of : Wayne Bodle.In Trussell’s words, the very idea that Valley Forge National Park stands to memorialize the winter of marks the “triumph of endurance and dedication over starvation, nakedness, cold, disease, and uncertainty,” providing generations of Americans with “a symbol of patriotic devotion, epitomizing the ideal which brought our.