By Max Walmer
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Wade Hampton, DAB 4 (Part 1): 212-13. 10. Peter Gansevoort, DAB 4 (Part 1): 127-28. 11. Henry Adams, History of the United States of America 6:147-53. 12. Ibid. 13. Henry Dearborn, DAB 3 (Part 1): 175. 14. Thomas Pinckney, DAB 7 (Part 2): 618. 15. Walter T. Durham, James Winchester, Tennessee Pioneer, 1-10. 16. Morgan Lewis, DAB 6 (Part 1): 222. Page 13 2 General Hull's Campaign Given the commitment to the offensive, the strategic problem that faced the United States was simple. The two Canadas consisted of a long narrow string of settlements bordering the St.
Several of his numerous brothers served in the army and one of them, Ferdinand, had been killed during the Revolutionary War in the defense of Baton Rouge in 1779. Isaac had purchased a commission as ensign in the 8th Foot in 1783 at the age of fifteen. He obtained his commission as lieutenant in 1790 and in the following year became a captain in the 49th Foot, which was thereafter his regiment. Brock was a powerful, athletic man, 6'2'', broad of shoulder and chest. After garrison duty on Guernsey and Jersey, Brock was sent to the West Indies, but a nearly fatal illness sent him home on leave to recuperate.
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An Illustrated Guide to Modern Elite Forces by Max Walmer