The Indispensables: The Diverse Soldier-Mariners Who Shaped the Country, Formed the Navy, and Rowed Washington Across the Delaware

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  • ISBN: 0802156894
  • Author: Patrick K. O'Donnell
  • Publisher: Patrick K. O'Donnell
  • Genre: History
  • Date: Unknown
  • Pages: Unknown
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

On the stormy night of August 29, 1776, the Continental Army faced capture or annihilation after losing the Battle of Brooklyn. The British had trapped George Washington’s forces against the East River, and the fate of the Revolution rested upon the shoulders of the soldier-mariners from Ma…