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Forgotten patriots the untold story of American prisoners during the Revolutionary War /

Between 1775 and 1783, some 200,000 Americans took up arms against the British Crown, and just over 6,800 died in battle. About 25,000 became prisoners of war, most of them confined in New York City under conditions so atrocious that they perished by the thousands. Evidence suggests that at least 17...

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Main Author: Burrows, Edwin G., 1943-2018.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Basic Books, [2008]
Physical Description: xii, 364 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.