Full Title: A British Soldier's Story:
Roger Lamb's Narrative of the American Revolution
Edited & Annotated by Don N. Hagist
This narrative includes two abridged books edited and extensively footnoted; A Journal of Occurrences during the Late American War (1809) and Memoir of My Own Life (1811). Lamb describes his recruitment, his voyage to America, the Ticonderoga campaign, his capture at Saratoga, his imprisonment in Boston and his escape to New York City. This is followed by Lamb's participation in the invasion of Charleston, the battles of Camden, Cowpens and Guilford Courthouse, and his daring escape during the climatic Yorktown campaign and lengthy return to British-held New York City. Also included is biographical material on Roger Lamb, and an overview of weapons, tactics, uniforms, and accoutrements of the British army during the American War for Independence.
6" × 9", 206 pages
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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 08 May, 2007.