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Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3.   By: (1813-1891)

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[Illustration: WASHINGTON]

[Illustration: WASHINGTON AND THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC

BY BENSON J. LOSSING

NEW YORK: VIRTUE AND YORSTON]

WASHINGTON

AND THE

AMERICAN REPUBLIC.

BY

Benson J. Lossing,

AUTHOR OF "PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR," "FIELD BOOK OF THE REVOLUTION," "FIELD BOOK OF THE WAR OF 1812," ETC. ETC.

VOLUME III.

NEW YORK: VIRTUE & YORSTON, 12 DEY STREET.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1870, by VIRTUE & YORSTON, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.

[Transcriber's Note: The caret (^) has been used to mark subscript in the text version. A Table of Contents has been added. Obvious printer errors, including punctuation, have been corrected. All other inconsistencies have been left as they were in the original.]

CONTENTS

PAGE CHAPTER I 1 CHAPTER II 13 CHAPTER III 32 CHAPTER IV 40 CHAPTER V 53 CHAPTER VI 63 CHAPTER VII 74 CHAPTER VIII 92 CHAPTER IX 103 CHAPTER X 114 CHAPTER XI 125 CHAPTER XII 135 CHAPTER XIII 147 CHAPTER XIV 161 CHAPTER XV 167 CHAPTER XVI 178 CHAPTER XVII 192 CHAPTER XVIII 205 CHAPTER XIX 219 CHAPTER XX 230 CHAPTER XXI 243 CHAPTER XXII 258 CHAPTER XXIII 271 CHAPTER XXIV 283 CHAPTER XXV 292 CHAPTER XXVI 307 CHAPTER XXVII 323 CHAPTER XXVIII 334 CHAPTER XXIX 348 CHAPTER XXX 368 CHAPTER XXXI 378 CHAPTER XXXII 390 CHAPTER XXXIII 417 CHAPTER XXXIV 435 CHAPTER XXXV 447 CHAPTER XXXVI 465 CHAPTER XXXVII 479 CHAPTER XXXVIII 491 CHAPTER XXXIX 501 CHAPTER XL 517 CHAPTER XLI 527 CHAPTER XLII 550 CHAPTER XLIII 573 CHAPTER XLIV 584 WASHINGTON MEMORIALS 605 ANALYTICAL INDEX 613

ILLUSTRATIONS IN VOL. III.

PORTRAIT OF WASHINGTON (AFTER STUART) FRONTISPIECE.

WASHINGTON AT VALLEY FORGE VIGNETTE TITLE.

WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS NEAR NEWBURG 7

ENTRANCE OF THE AMERICAN ARMY INTO NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 25, 1783 33

WASHINGTON PRESIDING IN THE CONVENTION, 1787 63

PORTRAITS OF RUFUS KING, JOHN DICKINSON, GOUVERNEUR MORRIS, OLIVER ELLSWORTH, AND JOHN RUTLEDGE 64

WASHINGTON ENTERING TRENTON 87

RECEPTION OF PRESIDENT WASHINGTON AT NEW YORK, APRIL 23, 1789 89

PORTRAITS OF COMMANDERS HOPKINS, TALBOT, PAUL JONES, DALE, AND BARRY 295

PORTRAIT OF JOHN ADAMS 472

WASHINGTON.

CHAPTER I.

WASHINGTON RECEIVES CHEERING NEWS FROM GREENE SIEGE OF FORT NINETY SIX SUCCESS OF PARTISAN CORPS ELSEWHERE CAPTURE OF AUGUSTA BY THE AMERICANS RAWDON APPROACHES NINETY SIX GREENE ABANDONS THE SIEGE RAWDON RETIRES TO ORANGEBURG FOLLOWED BY GREENE GREENE ENCAMPS ON THE HIGH HILLS OF SANTEE STEWART AND CRUGER AT ORANGEBURG RAWDON GOES TO ENGLAND BATTLE AT EUTAW SPRINGS THE UPPER COUNTRY IN POSSESSION OF THE AMERICANS SERVICES OF MARION AND OTHER PARTISANS BRITISH CONFINED TO THE SEABOARD DEATH OF JOHN PARKE CUSTIS WASHINGTON ADOPTS HIS CHILDREN WASHINGTON CO OPERATES WITH CONGRESS JOINS THE ARMY ON THE HUDSON DISCONTENTS IN THE ARMY PROPOSITION TO MAKE WASHINGTON KING HIS REBUKE PEACE MOVEMENTS WASHINGTON'S CAUTION JUNCTION OF THE FRENCH AND AMERICAN ARMIES EVACUATION OF SAVANNAH AND CHARLESTON... Continue reading book >>




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