Valentine, Alan. Lord Sterling: Colonial Gentleman and General in Washington's Army
Valentine, Alan. Lord Sterling: Colonial Gentleman and General in Washington's Army

Valentine, Alan. Lord Sterling: Colonial Gentleman and General in Washington's Army

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Valentine, Alan. Lord Sterling. New York: Oxford University Press, 1969. First Edition. [1569]

Very good hardcover in a good dj, dj with scuffing and wear at the edges but without tears or chips. Clean and unmarked text. Very good in good dust-jacket. Hardcover.

"By the end of the American Revolution, William Alexander, who was known and accepted throughout the colonies as a Scottish earl, had commanded every brigade in the Continental Army except those from South Carolina and Georgia. One of Washington's most trusted generals and closest personal friends, he presided at the court-martial of General Charles Lee in 1778, was a member of the court that sentenced Major André at Tappan Zee, and fought heroically at White Plains, Trenton, and Monmouth. "Lord Sterling" claimed the title through his father...Lord Stirling's life is recounted with style and strong narrative drive in this engrossing biography..." - publisher.