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Baroness von Riedesel and the American Revolution; journal and correspondence of a tour of duty, 1776-1783. A rev. translation, with introd. and notes, by Marvin L. Brown, Jr., with the assistance of Marta Huth.

Author/Creator:
Riedesel, Friederike Charlotte Luise von Massow, freifrau von, 1746-1808.
Publication:
Chapel Hill, Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture at Williamsburg, Virginia at the University of North Carolina Press [1965]
Format/Description:
Book
xlvii, 222 p. illus., facsims., maps, ports. 25 cm.
Subjects:
Burgoyne's Invasion, 1777.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Personal narratives, British.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- German mercenaries.
Notes:
First German edition for general circulation published Berlin, 1800, with title "Die Berufs-Reise nach America ..." A privately printed edition was issued Berlin, 1800, with title "Auszüge aus den Briefen und Papieren des Generals Freyherrn von Riedesel und seiner gemalin ... Gedruckt als manuscript fur die Familie."
"A new translation ... [which includes letters from Gen. Riedesel to his wife and twenty seven] letters never previously published, as well as portions of letters which were omitted from the various editions."
Contributor:
Riedesel, Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von, 1738-1800.
Brown, Marvin Luther. ed. and tr.
Huth, Marta.
Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.)
OCLC:
426126
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