Year of the Hangman: George Washington's Campaign Against the Iroquois
by Williams, Glenn F.
After two years of fighting, Great Britain felt confident that the American rebellion would be crushed in 1777, the "Year of the Hangman." Britain devised a bold new strategy. Turning its attention to the colonial frontiers, especially those of western New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, Britain enlisted its provincial rangers, Tories, and allied warriors, principally from the Iroquois Confederacy, to wage a brutal backwoods war in support of General John Burgoyne's offensive as it swept southward from Canada in an attempt to cut the colonies in half, divert the Continental Army, and weaken its presence around British-occupied New York City and Philadelphia.
Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY
Light rubbing to wrappers. Westholme, 2006. Very Good/Not Applicable. (Inventory #: 2184727)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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