9. George Washington and the Siege of Boston

  1. Edward G. Lengel
  1. Robert J. Allison

Published Online: 18 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118219935.ch9

Companion to George Washington, A

Companion to George Washington, A

How to Cite

Allison, R. J. (2012) George Washington and the Siege of Boston, in Companion to George Washington, A (ed E. G. Lengel), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118219935.ch9

Author Information

  1. Suffolk University and the Harvard Extension School, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444331035

Online ISBN: 9781118219935

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Keywords:

  • Washington, and siege of Boston;
  • Washington, leaving Virginia, for the Congress;
  • Washington, as chair, in New York's defenses;
  • Washington's hailing from Virginia, and military service;
  • support of the glorious cause, Washington's pledge;
  • Army, and American liberty, at variance with British opinion;
  • Boston, and Washington's inability in exhibiting his strengths;
  • Boston campaign, his reputation from honorable to heroic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • List of Further Readings