Stark, Caleb. Memoir and Official Correspondence of General John Stark & Robert Rogers

Stark, Caleb. Memoir and Official Correspondence of General John Stark & Robert Rogers

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Stark, Caleb. Memoir and Official Correspondence of General John Stark; also, a Biography of Capt. Phinehas Stevens and of Col. Robert Rogers. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1999. ISBN: 9780788410888.

New, pictorial wrappers, 526 pp. New. Paperback.  [4136] $32.50

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A facsimile reprint of the Concord edition of 1877.

"About half of this highly sought-after work is taken up with correspondence, making it one of the best sources of documentary material about the Revolution and the French and Indian War. Anchored by the military accomplishments of John Stark, this book also details the careers of several other heroes of both wars. Hailed as the hero of Bennington, the battle that led to Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga, Stark had also served brilliantly in the French and Indian War as one of Robert Rogers' dauntless Rangers. During the Revolution, George Washington relied heavily on Stark's counsel as Commander of the Northern Department....

"The extraordinary memoir of Robert Rogers is the real treasure of this collection. It contains the account of his services (1755-1761) during the French and Indian War, including the substance of his journal, published in London in 1765, with additional information obtained from correspondence and extracts from general orders. Rogers and his elite Rangers scouted, raided and ambushed the enemy all around Ticonderoga and Crown Point in the Lake Champlain region..."