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General William Maxwell and the New Jersey Continentals

by Harry M. Ward

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • New Jersey
    • Subjects:
    • Maxwell, William, 1733?-1796.,
    • United States. Continental Army -- Biography.,
    • United States. Continental Army. New Jersey Brigade -- History.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Command of troops.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.,
    • New Jersey -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementHarry M. Ward.
      SeriesContributions in military studies,, no. 168
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE207.M38 W37 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 241 p., [17] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL991565M
      ISBN 100313304327
      LC Control Number96029977

      George Weedon, Valley Forge Orderly Book of General George Weedon of the Continental Army under Command of Genl. George Washington, in the Campaign of (New York, N.Y., ), General orders, 6 August , "Jacob Turner's Book", Walter Clark, ed. Author of General William Maxwell and the New Jersey Brigade during the American Revolutionary War, Washington's Campaigns of and , and General George Washington's Campaigns of , , and /5(1).

      William Maxwell, original name William Maxwell Keepers, Jr., (born Aug. 16, , Lincoln, Ill., U.S.—died J , New York, N.Y.), American editor and author of spare, evocative short stories and novels about small-town life in the American Midwest in the early 20th century.. Educated at the University of Illinois (B.A., ) and Harvard University (M.A., ), Maxwell . The Soldiers in the 2nd New Jersey had enlisted for a year, so upon arriving home in early December , the 2nd New Jersey disbanded. Many of the troops reenlisted for three years, and the regiment was reformed. During the winter of the 2nd New Jersey, along with the other regiments of the New Jersey brigade, was assigned to the main.

      John Maxwell in New Jersey. We found 31 records for John Maxwell in Marlton, Atlantic City and 44 other cities in New Jersey. Select the best result to find their address, phone number, relatives, and public records. Washington writes General William Maxwell, commander of the Continental light infantry and also of the New Jersey militia, to ready himself and his troops for the campaign. George Washington to William Maxwell, Ap


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General William Maxwell and the New Jersey Continentals by Harry M. Ward,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(3). Ward, General William Maxwell, Ibid, Maxwell to Washington, JFounders Online, National Archives, accessed May 2, Henry Dusenberry Maxwell, Historical Papers Read Before the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey July Fourth, (New York: Collins & Day, ), 7.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, Seiten, [17] Seiten of plates Illustrationen, Karten 25 cm: Contents: Preface Illustrations The Early Years Michilimackinac Rebel in Arms Canadian Counteroffensive From Ticonderoga to Morristown "Nest of American Hornets" "Damned Bitch of a General" Flight from Victory Valley Forge Monmouth.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Bibliogr. Index. Description: XII p.-pl.: ill. ; 24 cm. Contents: Preface Illustrations The Early Years Michilimackinac Rebel in Arms Canadian Counteroffensive From Ticonderoga to Morristown "Nest of American Hornets" "Damned Bitch of a General" Flight from Victory Valley Forge Monmouth.

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Author: Mark V. Kwasny, Harry M. Ward. This book addresses the role of Maxwell as commander and describes the participation and ordeals of his New Jersey brigade. It offers insights into the quality of leadership both of Washington and the officer corps in general, giving a rare view of the Revolutionary War at the brigade level and the politics of : The first biography of one of George Washington's most able and controversial generals examines the military career of William Maxwell from British army commissary to commander of the New Jersey Continental troops in major northern battles and campaigns and numerous confrontations with British incursionary forces into New Jersey.

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This book addresses the role of Maxwell as commander and describes the participation and ordeals of his New Jersey brigade. It offers insights into the quality of leadership both of Washington and the officer corps in general, giving a rare view of the Revolutionary War at the brigade.

General William Maxwell and the New Jersey Continentals, by Harry M. Ward. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, xii, pp. Illus, maps, notes, bibliog, index. $ ISBN In contrast to the enormous popular and academic interest in the Civil War, the American Revolution has been very neglected.

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The New Jersey Line was a formation within the Continental Army. The term "New Jersey Line" referred to the quota of numbered infantry regiments assigned to New Jersey at various times by the Continentaltogether with similar contingents from the other twelve states, formed the Continental Line.

William Maxwell in New Jersey. We found 38 records for William Maxwell in Newark, Salem and 44 other cities in New Jersey. Select the best result to find their address, phone number, relatives, and public records. General William Maxwell and the New Jersey Continentals (Contributions in Military Studies) (1st Edition) by Harry M.

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The June 7–8 Battle of Connecticut Farms, however, found American militia and Continentals—mostly soldiers of General William Maxwell’s New Jersey Brigade—to be shockingly stalwart.

In a series of sharp engagements, fought hard on both sides, the Americans convinced Knyphausen to turn back. William Maxwell ( – November 3, ) was an Ulster-born brigadier general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

Although Irish-born, he was known in the army by the sobriquet "Scotch Willie".Parents: Hannah Mitchell, John Mitchell. See other formats CORNELL UNIVERSITY LIBRARY GENERSL MSXWELL'S BRIGADE Cornell University Library ES92 General Maxwell's Brigade of the New Jer olin 3 Ew Jersey Continenthl Line In the Expedition Against the Indians, in the Year WILLIAM S.

STRYKER, ADJUTANT-GENERAL OF NEW JERSEY. These regiments served together in the "New Jersey Brigade" commanded by Brigadier General William Maxwell of Sussex County, which earned an excellent combat record. By the end of the war intwo New Jersey Continental regiments, mustering men, were still in : Barton Family Burying Ground.

The subject of his ire was New Jersey Brig. Gen. William Maxwell, who led the temporary light infantry unit for one critical month in the fall of Maxwell’s Light Infantry is mentioned in most histories of the Philadelphia Campaign, but deserves a closer : Gabriel Neville.The June 7–8 Battle of Connecticut Farms, however, found American militia and Continentals—mostly soldiers of General William Maxwell’s New Jersey Brigade—to be shockingly stalwart.

In a series of sharp engagements, fought hard on both sides, the Americans convinced Knyphausen to turn : Edward G. Lengel.