American Colonial Ranger: The Northern Colonies 1724-64 by Gary ZabolyAmerican Colonial Ranger: The Northern Colonies 1724-64 by Gary Zaboly

American Colonial Ranger: The Northern Colonies 1724-64

byGary ZabolyIllustratorGary Zaboly

Paperback | August 20, 2004

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This title examines the development of the Colonial Rangers in this period, and shows how they were taught to survive in the woods, to fight hand-to-hand, to scalp a fallen foe, and to fight across all types of terrain and in all weather conditions. Based on previously unpublished source material, it paints a vivid picture of the life, appearance and experiences of an American colonial ranger in the northern colonies. Covering the battle at Lovewell's Pond in 1725, a watershed event in New England's frontier history, through to King George's War (1740-1748), the rangers were prepared for the final imperial contest for control of North America, the French-Indian War (1754-1763).
Gary Stephen Zaboly is a highly regarded expert on the 18th-century Rangers. Gary has written many articles for military magazines, and has illustrated and co-written several books, including 'Blood of Noble Men' and 'Roger's St Francis Raid.' His artwork appears in permanent exhibitions at The Alamo, Texas, and at the Lake George Hist...
Title:American Colonial Ranger: The Northern Colonies 1724-64Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.7 × 7.2 × 0.11 inPublished:August 20, 2004Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841766496

ISBN - 13:9781841766492

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Table of Contents

Introduction · Chronology · Recruitment & Enlistment · Training and tactics · Camp life · On campaign · Esprit de corps · Rangers in battle · Legacy · Colour plate commentary · Index