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Ranger dawn [electronic resource] : the American ranger from the colonial era to the Mexican War / Robert W. Black.

By: Black, Robert W.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Stackpole military history series: Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2009Description: 1 online resource (viii, 359 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780811743587 (electronic bk.); 0811743586 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States. Army -- Commando troops -- History -- 18th century | United States. Army -- Commando troops -- History -- 19th century | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Commando operations | Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Commando operations | Special forces (Military science) -- United States -- History -- 18th century | Special forces (Military science) -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Rogers' Rangers | Verband (Milit�ar) | Freiwilliger | Kriegf�uhrung | Kommandotruppe | USA | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Military Science | Geschichte 1650-1850Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ranger dawn.DDC classification: 356/.167097309034 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Genesis of the ranger -- Early Indian wars -- Old fights, new world -- The French and Indian war, 1754-1763 -- The river and the lakes -- Pontiac's War, 1763 -- Rangers in the Revolution -- Citizen soldiers -- War in the North -- To Boston and beyond -- George Rogers Clark captures the West -- Blood on the border -- War in the South -- Turning the tide -- Post-Revolution fights and the War of 1812 -- The birth of Texas -- The triangle of war -- Texas independence -- Ranger Jack Hayes and the Colts -- Manifest destiny -- Peace and war.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Genesis of the ranger -- Early Indian wars -- Old fights, new world -- The French and Indian war, 1754-1763 -- The river and the lakes -- Pontiac's War, 1763 -- Rangers in the Revolution -- Citizen soldiers -- War in the North -- To Boston and beyond -- George Rogers Clark captures the West -- Blood on the border -- War in the South -- Turning the tide -- Post-Revolution fights and the War of 1812 -- The birth of Texas -- The triangle of war -- Texas independence -- Ranger Jack Hayes and the Colts -- Manifest destiny -- Peace and war.

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