William Howe : British General

William Howe : British General

by Bruce Adelson




William Howe began his military career at a time when England and France were fighting each other for control of land in the New World. After his service to England in the Seven Years' War, William was ordered by King George III to command British soldiers in America. The war for American independence from British rule was about to begin. Read about William's costly victory at the Battle of Bunker Hill and his strategy for defeating the patriots in New York. At the same time, discover how this great British general tried to end the war peacefully and how his opinions about the war angered the British Parliament. Learn about William's many successes and about the one failure that caused a major defeat for the British.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791063880
Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date: 12/28/2001
Series: Revolutionary War Leaders Series
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

1A Military Family7
2The War Begins19
3Victory in New York33
4The Turning Point47
5Criticism from Britain61
6A Soldier's End67
Revolutionary War Time Line76
Further Reading78

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