Anthony Wayne: Soldier of the Early Republic


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Paul David Nelson has written an exciting biography of an exciting figure--the military hero of the American Revolution and the Indian Wars in the Northwest Territory--"Mad" Anthony Wayne. Some of his contemporaries called him rash and impetuous, a braggart and a dandy. "More active and enterprising than judicious and cautious" was George Washington's verdict. True, Wayne had a flair for the dramatic and consciously acted the role of swashbuckler, but he proved himself one of the best and most successful military leaders of ...

Anthony Wayne: Soldier of the Early Republic 1985, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253307514