Quaint and Historic Forts of North America

By: John Martin Hammond

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Book Details: 434 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1915, 2005), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 434 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


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Sure to become one of your favorites, this engaging volume describes the history of nearly fifty famous fortifications, from the heights of Quebec to the western frontier. Lavishly illustrated with seventy-one photographs and illustrations, this book devotes an entire chapter to each fort's unique history, including construction, important military events, famous commanders and battle strategies. Many forts changed possession several times. Here we learn what finally became of them, whether they were completely destroyed in battle, slowly decayed by the elements, reconstructed by enthusiasts or preserved for posterity by historians. If you enjoy visiting historic sites, take this book with you. From Fort Independence in Boston Harbor to Fort Vancouver at the mouth of the Columbia River; and from Ticonderoga to the Alamo, these bastions are the silent sentinels of our past.

Title: Quaint and Historic Forts of North America

Author: John Martin Hammond

Categories: Forts,

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1915, 2005)

ISBN Number: 0788408348

ISBN Number 13: 9780788408342

Binding: Softcover

Book Details: 434 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1915, 2005), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 434 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

Seller ID: H0834

Description: Sure to become one of your favorites, this engaging volume describes the history of nearly fifty famous fortifications, from the heights of Quebec to the western frontier. Lavishly illustrated with seventy-one photographs and illustrations, this book devotes an entire chapter to each fort's unique history, including construction, important military events, famous commanders and battle strategies. Many forts changed possession several times. Here we learn what finally became of them, whether they were completely destroyed in battle, slowly decayed by the elements, reconstructed by enthusiasts or preserved for posterity by historians. If you enjoy visiting historic sites, take this book with you. From Fort Independence in Boston Harbor to Fort Vancouver at the mouth of the Columbia River; and from Ticonderoga to the Alamo, these bastions are the silent sentinels of our past.
434 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1915, 2005), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 434 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

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