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Major General Richard Montgomery: The Making of an American Hero Michael P. Gabriel

Major General Richard Montgomery: The Making of an American Hero

Michael P. Gabriel

Published August 1st 2002
ISBN : 9780838639313
Hardcover
280 pages
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This comprehensive study draws upon previously unused sources from Canada, Europe, and the United States to examine one of the forgotten heroes of the Revolutionary War: General Richard Montgomery. The first and highestranking American general killedMoreThis comprehensive study draws upon previously unused sources from Canada, Europe, and the United States to examine one of the forgotten heroes of the Revolutionary War: General Richard Montgomery. The first and highestranking American general killed in the war, Montgomery was also an important hero symbol in the early republic. By examining Montgomerys early life, ideology, and connections with the powerful New York Livingston family, this book explains his support of the American cause.