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By David Smith,Graham Turner

ISBN-10: 1472812859

ISBN-13: 9781472812858

Following the disastrous defeat of John Burgoyne's military at Saratoga, the British have been pressured to reconsider their approach for finishing the yankee innovative warfare. a brand new commander-in-chief, Sir Henry Clinton, used to be recommended to shift the focal point of the conflict to the southern colonies.
The new theatre introduced the British their so much complete victory of the warfare at Charleston, yet subduing the whole quarter used to be a herculean activity, which Clinton left within the arms of his subordinate, Lord Cornwallis. acutely aware that his small military will be not able to shield the great quarter he was once chargeable for, Cornwallis selected to move at the offensive, searching out the remnants of organised resistance.
Marching to satisfy him was once Horatio Gates on the head of his 'Grand Army'. while the 2 forces met, at Camden at the morning of sixteen August 1780, Cornwallis gained a recognized victory and the pacification of the south appeared to be unfolding precisely as deliberate. full of maps and full-colour paintings, this finished account is a shiny portrayal of Britain's final nice army triumph of the conflict.

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