REVOLUTIONARY RANGERS: Daniel Morgan's Riflemen and Their Role on the Northern Frontier, 1778-1783
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by Richard B. LaCrosse, Jr. Softbound, 221 pages. Here is the complete account of the riflemen and their weapons; the formation and battle record of this elite regiment; activities in Schoharie, Onoquaga and Unadilla; and during Sullivan's campaign against the Iroquois. Biographical sketches detail the careers of the officers and men. Of special interest is an analysis of the myths versus the facts regarding the life ofthe legendary Timothy Murphy. Appendices include a biographical sketch of Captain Jacob Hager; some new research on clothing; dress, equipage and firearms of American rifle officers; monuments, landmarks and historical sites associated with the riflemen;and a muster roll of the rifle corps in 1779. Illustrated with photos, and drawings, contains a full name index, appendices, end notes and a list of suggested reading.
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