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A Quest for Glory: Major General Robert Howe and the American Revolution Charles E. Bennett

A Quest for Glory: Major General Robert Howe and the American Revolution

Charles E. Bennett

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ISBN : 9780807819821
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220 pages
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Born into a wealthy and prominent Cape Fear River plantation family, Howe became a militia officer, justice of the peace, and legislator. In 1775 he was appointed colonel of the Second North Carolina Regiment and became commanding general of theMoreBorn into a wealthy and prominent Cape Fear River plantation family, Howe became a militia officer, justice of the peace, and legislator. In 1775 he was appointed colonel of the Second North Carolina Regiment and became commanding general of the Southern Department and the highest ranking officer in the states south of Virginia. He also served as a division commander with General Washingtons main army in the New York Highlands, commanded the crucial West Point post, and put down mutinies in the American army.Originally published in 1991.A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.