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The Life of Artemas Ward : The First Commander-In-Chief of the American Revolution
by Charles Martyn


Overview - This is the story of Artemas Ward, the first commander-in-chief of the American Revolution. It is the story of the high elevation of an eighteenth-century Massachusetts country-township leader. In Artemas Ward it presents a type as clear-cut and distinct as that of the Samuel Adams of the Boston town-meeting and the wealthy Washington of Virginia; and it tells of a life lived in the strength of an unquestioning faith in the Puritan religion, of an intelligence of high order "directed chiefly to the practical interests of mankind," of a character distinguished by industry, and patience, and forgetfulness of self, by tenacity of conviction and complete integrity.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This is the story of Artemas Ward, the first commander-in-chief of the American Revolution. It is the story of the high elevation of an eighteenth-century Massachusetts country-township leader. In Artemas Ward it presents a type as clear-cut and distinct as that of the Samuel Adams of the Boston town-meeting and the wealthy Washington of Virginia; and it tells of a life lived in the strength of an unquestioning faith in the Puritan religion, of an intelligence of high order "directed chiefly to the practical interests of mankind," of a character distinguished by industry, and patience, and forgetfulness of self, by tenacity of conviction and complete integrity.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781176203174
  • ISBN-10: 1176203177
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publish Date: July 2010
  • Page Count: 390
  • Dimensions: 9.69 x 7.44 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.53 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Historical - General
Books > History > United States - Revolutionary War

 
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