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The fighting Quaker: Nathanael Greene.

Elswyth Thane

The fighting Quaker: Nathanael Greene.

by Elswyth Thane

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Published by Hawthorn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greene, Nathanael, -- 1742-1786,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 304 p.
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23255552M

    The story of General Nathanael Greene's campaigns with the Army of the South during the Revolutionary War is exciting reading for anyone gripped by the emergencies that dog a makeshift, guerilla warfare. Greene's early life is well portrayed too. Convincing accounts are given of his decision to go against his Quaker faith to be a patriot, as well as his magnanimity and the hard won tactical.   In his book The Quaker and the Gamecock, Andrew Waters really explores the personal backgrounds of Gen. Nathanael Greene and Gen. Thomas Sumter as they fought the British occupation of South Carolina. While this book does a wonderful job of explaining the different engagements and strategies of both men, Greene as commander of the Continental.

    The Fighting Quaker: The Southern Campaigns of General Nathanael Greene The year is and Nathanael Greene is a born-and-raised, peace-loving Quaker, running his family's forge and expected to take his place as an important member of the Society of Friends, just as his father before him. Buy The Fighting Quaker: The Southern Campaigns of General Nathaniel Greene by Frank Brown Latham, L Vosburg (Illustrator) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

    American General Nathanael Greene chose to support the American Revolution over Quaker pacifism One faction that did participate in the war were the future founders of the Free Quakers. These Friends considered the Revolution to be a fight for a divinely-ordained new system of government that would change the world for the better. [14]. The fighting Quaker: Nathanael Greene by Thane, Elswyth and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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The fighting Quaker: Nathanael Greene by Elswyth Thane Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Fighting Quaker book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. George Washington and Nathanael Greene were the only two America /5.

Besides the fact that the book is outdated and does not rely on much new material, the title is wrong. Greene grew up in a Quaker household but by the time of the American Revolution had been kicked out of his meeting for his militia pursuits. Thus, when he was fighting, he was no Quaker and did not identify himself as one!Cited by: 4.

The Fighting Quaker is a must read for all school children as it tells, in easy to understand language, an important story concerning our nation's struggle for Independence. It also teaches us that anyone can overcome physical handicaps in order to achieve personal goals.5/5(1).

The year is and Nathanael Greene is a born-and-raised, peace-loving Quaker, running his family's forge and expected to take his place as an important member of the Society of Friends, just as his father before him.

But as the tensions between the colonists and the British increase, Greene makes a life-changing decision. Get this from a library. The fighting Quaker: Nathanael Greene. [Elswyth Thane] -- Explores the private life of the eighteenth-century general and examines his integral role in the fashioning of America.

" This biography of Nathanael Green, The Fighting Quaker from Rhode Island, shines a well-deserved light on one of America's great generals.

page b/w illustration section, mostly reproductions. A few maps in the text. The fighting Quaker: Nathanael Greene. [Elswyth Thane] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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“We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again.” – Nathanael Greene. Early Life and Education. Nathanael Greene was the second child born on in Potowmut, Kent, Rhode Island to Nathanael Greene Sr. and his second wife, Mary Mott, in the house built by his father Jabez in Nathanael Jr.

was the fifth generation of Greenes in the New World, and a direct descendent of. In contrast, Greene grew up in a devout Quaker household, was a voracious reader and collector of books—including military standards and technique—and was disbanded from the Society of Friends supposedly for his involvement in a military parade—though Waters adds there’s convincing evidence he was caught drinking at a tavern.

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THANE. Buy The fighting Quaker;: The southern campaigns of General Nathanael Greene, (American heritage series) [1st ed.] by Frank Brown Latham (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. Nathanael Greene (August 7 [O.S. July 27] – Jsometimes misspelled Nathaniel) was a major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary emerged from the war with a reputation as General George Washington's most gifted and dependable officer, and is known for his successful command in the southern theater of the : Johnson Square, Savannah, Georgia, U.S.

Prelude to Yorktown; the southern campaign of Nathanael Greene, Life of Nathanael Greene, major-general in the army of the revolution / edited by W. Gilmore Simms European socialism since World War I, edited with an introd.

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The Fighting Quaker: Nathanael Greene in Books, Nonfiction | eBayEnd date: Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by WorkBot. Decem | History. An edition of The fighting Quaker () The fighting Quaker the southern campaigns of General Nathanael Greene — [1st ed.] by Frank Brown Latham.

The fighting Quaker by Frank Brown Latham,Aladdin Books edition, in English - [1st ed.]. Part of Greene’s challenge involved managing South Carolina's determined but unreliable Patriot militia, led by Thomas Sumter, the famed "Gamecock." The Quaker and the Gamecock tells the story of these two wildly divergent leaders against the backdrop of the American Revolution's last gasp, the effort to extricate a British occupation force.

Nathanael Greene once explained the secret to his success: “We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again,” he wrote. Southern Theater. InAmerican hopes for southern victory over the British lay in tatters. Congress, quarreling with Gen. George Washington, had ordered his rival Horatio Gates to take charge of the fighting in the South.

Gates had made a mess of it. New York: Hawthorn Books, Illus. Tall 8vo, red cloth. New York: Hawthorn Books, Near Fine Binding: Hardcover Condition: Near Fine Language: English.The Book of Religions — John Hayward. The term Fighting or Wet Quaker is applied to those who retain the Quaker faith, but adopt the manners and costume, of other denominations.

The celebrated Nathaniel Greene was one of this character, as were many of the people of Rhode Island, where religious liberty first erected its standard in America.nathanael greene the fighting quaker Posted By Bill Payer on | 0 comments Chilly weather, a different day of the week and a different venue didn’t keep a full house crowd from finding our November DIHS meeting Thursday night at the DI Library.