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The Enterprise in Contemplation: The Midnight Assault of Stony Point

By: Don Loprieno

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2004

Seller ID: L2574

ISBN: 0788425749

Condition: 356 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, 356 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Published on the eve of the 225th anniversary of the battle of Stony Point, The Enterprise in Contemplation recounts one of the most dramatic and least known episodes of the Revolutionary War-the midnight assault of formidable British fortifications by the American Corps of Light Infantry, led by General Anthony Wayne, and armed only with unloaded muskets and fixed bayonets. The book is the first full description of Wayne's attack on the Hudson River stronghold in more than a hundred years, and helps explain, through the use of primary source material, how a garrison of more than 500 experienc... View more info