by Ed Gilbert. Illustrated by Adam Hook. Softbound, 64 pages, 7" x 10". The great military effectiveness of semitrained local militia is one of the enduring legends of American military history. In this book Ed Gilbert reveals the truth behind this legend, shedding light on who these frontier men actually were and their role in the war of 1812. Contemporary illustrations and artwork depict life on campaign, the uniforms worn by the militia, and how they fought and won crucial battles against Creek forces before inflicting a stunning defeat on the British Army in 1815, opening up the frontier for the new nation.
FRONTIER MILITIAMAN IN THE WAR OF 1812, Southwestern Frontier
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