Title The Romance of the Revolution: Being True Stories of the Adventures, Romantic Incidents, Hairbreadth Escapes, and Heroic Exploits of the Days of '76. Illustrated. (Alta Edition)
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher Philadelphia Porter & Coates 1870
Seller ID 2204178
Philadelphia: Porter & Coates. 1870. xxx, 444,  pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Stories and Anecdotes of Washington; Adventures of Marion; A Romantic Story; Capture, Imprisonment and Escape of Gen. Wadsworth; Gallant Enterprise of Major Barton; An Interesteing Story; A Thrilling Narrative; The Story of an Old Soldier; Adventures of the Brothers Sammons; Narrative of Frederick Sammons; Deborah Sampson; Joseph Bettys; Mr. and Mrs. Fisher; Thrilling Adventure of Lieut. Slocumb; Execution of Col. Isaac Hayne; Adventures of Major General Clinton; Adventures of Lieut. Richard Dale; Miss Moncrieffe; An Extraordinary Adventure; Miss Moore; Adventures of Mr. Ferris; Exploits of Sergeant Jasper; An Act of Mercy Rewarded; Captain Nathan Hale; Capture of Captain Harper; A Desparate Encounter; Anecdotes of Col. Horry; A High Spirited Family; Escape of Captain Plunkett; Attempted Abduction of Gen. Schuyler; Adventures of Dr. Caldwell; Colonel Williett; Intrepid Conduct of Major James; A Novel Situation; The Death of Major Henley; Adventures of Col. Harper; Narrow Escape of Col. Snipes; A Scene in the Forest; A Gallant Combat; A Gallant Enterprise; Narrative of Baroness Reidesel; Lydia Darrah; Capture of President Daggett; Murder of Mr. and Mrs. Caldwell; Captain Cunningham; Adventure of a Soldier; Adventures of Gen. Putnam; Incidents at the Battle of Oriskany; Adventure of Col. Cochran; Anecdotes of Sergeant McDonald; A Romantic Incident; Heroism of a Young Girl; A Spy in Burgoyne's Camp; Capture of a Tory; Captain Huddy; Colonel Fisher; An Escape from the Prison Ship; A Daring Youth; Cruelty of the Tories; Affecting Scenes; A Story of a Dog; Dicey Langston; Wonderful Escape from Indians; A Patriotic Girl; Trials of a Patriot; Mrs. Shubrick; The Privateer; The Maiden Warrior; Major Israel Fearing; Captivity of Ethan Allen; A Fair Exchange; A Patriot's Suffering; Col. John Small; Adventure by Two Ladies; Capture of Gen. Woodhull; British Barbarity; Adventure of Charles Morgan; Exploits on the Frontiers: David Elerson - Attack on Mr. Shankland's House - Daring Adventure of a Captive - A Gallant Defence - Heroism of a Woman - A Stirring Incident - A Daring Fellow - A Fearful Encounter; Miscellaneous Anecdotes; Incidents on the Border; Story of Nancy Hart; Appendix: History of the Sons of Liberty - A Revolutionary Relic - Appointment of George Washington.Keywords: ROMANCE REVOLUTION BEING TRUE STORIES ADVENTURES ROMANTIC INCIDENTS HAIRBREADTH ESCAPES HEROIC EXPLOITS DAYS OF '76 AMERICAN HISTORY AMERICA UNITED STATES REVOLUTIONARY WAR MILITARY Condition Notes: No jacket, edges lightly rubbed.