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The Life of General Washington

The Life of General Washington

commander in chief of the American forces

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Published by T. Allman in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 14011-14015
    ContributionsMarshall, John, 1755-1835.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationx, 440 p.
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14965164M

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The Life of General Washington Hardcover – January 1, by Washington (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Washington.

For 18 months in he lived with the Washingtons at Mount Vernon. During that time he began an "authorized" biography which the general himself corrected and annotated.

Only part of the work has previously been published―inanonymously. The whole was assembled from parts found in three by: 1. The Life of General George Washington Paperback – February 4, by John Kingston (Author), John Corry (Author)Author: John Kingston, John Corry. The Life of General Washington: First President of the United States; Volume 2 Paperback – Febru Author: Anonymous.

Written by his close friend and military aide David Humphreys. It offers a rare, intimate glimpse of Washington's life, from his birth in until his assumption of the presidency in “the only comprehensive account by a great statesman of the full founding of the united states”: first edition of marshall’s life of washington, with scarce atlas volume of the military campaigns, in original boards (washington, george) marshall, john.

the life of george washington. philadelphia: c.p. wayne, six volumes. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Life of George Washington — Volume 01 by Washington Irving - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

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Lengel (history, Univ. of Virginia; assoc. ed., The Papers of George Washington) attempts to give readers a balanced view of Washington as a military leader, beginning with his appointment in as Read full review4/5(1). Washington: A Life is a biography of George Washington, the first President of the United States, written by American historian and biographer Ron Chernow.

The book is a "one-volume, cradle-to-grave narrative" that attempts to provide a fresh portrait of Washington as "real, credible, and charismatic in the same way he was perceived by his contemporaries".Author: Ron Chernow.

Within eight years of the death of George Washington inJohn Marsha Within eight years of the death of George Washington inJohn Marshall, who later became Chief Justice of the United States, published his authoritative five-volume biography/5. Originally published as an eighty-page pamphlet entitled The Life and Memorable Actions of George Washington, it quickly attained immense popularity.

In a so-called fifth edition was published 3/5(1). George Washington, American general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies in the American Revolution (–83) and subsequently first president of the United States (–97).

He is known as ‘the Father of His Country.’ Learn more about Washington’s life and career. His first book, The House of Morgan, won the National Book Award, Washington: A Life won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, and Alexander Hamilton—the inspiration for the Broadway musical—won the George Washington Book Prize.

A past president of PEN America, Chernow has been the recipient of eight honorary doctorates/5(). This book is probably the closest one can come to George Washington’s autobiography.

The author puts together the unfinished efforts of Washington's authorized biographer, his former aide David Humphreys, and Washington’s remarks on Humphreys’ work, to more or less fill in blanks for which Humphreys could find no documentation/5.

Putman & Co. Irving, Washington. Life of George Washington (5 volumes). New York: G. Putman & Co., 1st edition. Small 4tos. Book condition: Fair. The spines and several of the covers are faded. Small losses from some of the spine ends. Some of the spine ends have short closed tears in the cloth.

The spines Read more. George Washington's diaries () offer a unique window into the daily life of the most celebrated founder of the United States. Unlike Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe and Benjamin Franklin, Washington kept a daily diary for much of his life, from his first surveying trip in until Dec.

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The Life of Washington. DOI link for The Life of Washington. Du Quesne—Fails—Gallant Defence of Fort Necessity—Retires from the Service in Disgust—Pressed in to it Again by General Braddock—Defeat and Death of Braddock, and Dreadful Slaughter Cited by:   - General George Washington: A Military Life by Edward G.

Lengel. pages. This book covers the military career of George Washington from his days as a youth watching the adventures of his brother through the Seven Years War/French and Indian War, the Revolution, The whisky Rebellion and ends with the former President of the /5.

A Short Biography of George Washington “More than most, Washington’s biography is the story of a man constructing himself.” — W. Abbot1 Early Life America’s first president was born on Febru to Augustine Washington (–) and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington (–89), at.

He is the author of General George Washington: A Military Life, which was a finalist for the George Washington Book Prize, and his release Never in Finer Company: The Men of the Great War’s Lost Battalion.

Personal background. Edward G. Lengel was born on August 9,in Washington, D.C. Notable awards: a co-recipient of the .In George Washington: A Life in Books, Kevin Hayes elucidates the often forgotten scholastic life of our first president, tracing Washington's pursuits of reading and learning from his youth to 4/5.THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON.

CHAPTER I. BOY-HOOD. George Wash-ing-ton was born in the State of Vir-gin-i-a, at a place known as Bridg-es Creek, on Feb-ru-a-ry 22, His great grand-sire, John Wash-ing-ton, came from Eng-land in the yearand took up lands in that state and was a rich man. George was the son of his grand-son Au-gus-tine.