On the Wing of Speed: George Washington and the Battle of Yorktown
The early days of 1781 cast a cold shadow over the downtrodden American Continental army. Mutiny, the recent disastrous losses in South Carolina at Camden and Charleston, and Benedict Arnold's betrayal called General George Washington's leadership into question. Faced with the possibility of either a crushing defeat or a brilliant victory, Washington's loyalty to the fledg...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published May 28th 2006 by iUniverse Star
(first published 2006)
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I've ready many books on Washington and the Revolutionary War but never any detail on the conclusion of the war. Sure there is a bit of historical fiction to it but this book puts you right there as it all plays out like a chess game. I live near Yorktown and can't wait to go see the area after reading all about it here.