Where Right and Glory Lead!: The Battle of Lundy's Lane, 1814

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Robin Brass Studio, 1997 - History - 332 pages
One of the most controversial battles of the War of 1812. Experts still argue over who won. This account of the desparate battle that took place in sight of Niagara Falls has become a military history classic. The author narrates the events in detail while providing an examination of the weapons, tactics and personalities of the opposing armies. Fair tretment of both sides in the Lundy's Lane encounter ... should earn this book a 'definitive' treatment for years to come. David Skaggs, Journal of the Early American Republic.

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Donald Graves is the Bruce Catton of the War of 1812. Writing clearly and lucidly, Graves describes this horrendous slugging match in 1814. Accompanied by a detailed Order of Battle, Graves provides ... Read full review

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Great book, Very unbiased but incredibly readable. Without a doubt the best book on the subject.

Contents

A Mere Matter of Marching The Coming of War
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Major General Jacob Browns Left Division
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The Defenders of Upper Canada
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Donald E. Graves, one of Canada's best known military historians, is the -author or editor of 20 books primarily on the War of 1812 and the Second World War. His studies on the battles of Lundy's Lane (Where Right and Glory Lead!) and Crysler's Farm (Field of Glory) are established classics of musket-period warfare.

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