The Campaign of Trenton 1776-77
"[...]waters. Backed by this imposing display of force, royal commissioners had come to tender the olive branch, as it were, on the point of the bayonet. They were told, in effect, that those who have committed no crime want no pardon. Washington was next approached. As the representative soldier of the new nation, he refused to be addressed except by the title it had conferred upon him. The etiquette of the contest must be asserted in his person. Failing to find any common ground, upon which negotiations could proceed, resort was had to the bayonet again. Footnotes: [...]."
- Paperback | 50 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.05mm | 127.01g
- 10 Mar 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations