Washington and Cornwallis

The Battle for America, 1775-1783


Book Description

Washington and Cornwallis is a gripping narrative of the defeats and narrow victories that won the States' independence from the English crown. Patterson chronicles the battles waged between General George Washington and Lieutenant General Charles Lord Cornwallis, and examines their methods of command and their controversial military decisions, and ultimately brings into focus the personalities of these two pivotal Revolutionary War generals.

About Patterson, Benton Rain

Benton Rain Patterson has written for the New York Times and the Saturday Evening Post. He is the author of Harold and William and is professor emeritus of journalism at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he lives.