Major General Richard Montgomery: The Making of an American Hero
Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 277 pages
This comprehensive study draws upon previously unused sources from Canada, Europe, and the United States to examine one of the forgotten heroes of the Revolutionary War: General Richard Montgomery. The first and highestranking American general killed in the war, Montgomery was also an important hero symbol in the early republic. By examining Montgomery's early life, ideology, and connections with the powerful New York Livingston family, this book explains his support of the American cause.
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