By: Don Loprieno
Heritage Books, Inc: 2004
Seller ID: L2574
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...