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Bombardier John Harris and the Rivers of the Revolution

By: William W. Betts, Jr

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: B3379

ISBN: 788433792

Condition: (2006) 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 420 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


For almost the entire duration of the American Revolution, Bombardier John Harris of Salem, New Jersey, served in the rebel artillery forces. His animated recollections, carefully preserved by his descendants, tell of his participation in six major battles, countless skirmishes, two river campaigns, and the recovery of Philadelphia. The young artilleryman served one of the two cannon bombarding the Chew Mansion, he suffered Valley Forge, he was with Sullivan on the Susqu... View more info

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Bounties to Black Soldiers

By: Wm. W. Belknap

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: B4822

ISBN: 0788448226

Condition: (1870), 2009, 5½x8½, paper, 258 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


This volume records the proceedings of a commission appointed by Special Orders No. 189 of the War Department, Bureau Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands. "This commission was, by the terms of the order, assembled for the purpose of a careful hearing of complaints of claimants for government bounty, made against officers or agents of this bureau, or other persons concerned in the payment of bounties to colored soldiers, sailors, and marines. And the commission p... View more info