Chaining the Hudson: The Fight for the River in the American Revolution by Lincoln DiamantChaining the Hudson: The Fight for the River in the American Revolution by Lincoln Diamant

Chaining the Hudson: The Fight for the River in the American Revolution

byLincoln Diamant

Paperback | March 12, 2004

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Much of the Revolutionary War took was fought along the Hudson River-which for five years was successfully blockaded by American forces by means of a massive chain across the river at West Point. Here is this important story, vividly and dramatically told, from logs, diaries, letters, and with many rare illustrations.

"In an almost magical sense the reader is drawn back to the time when the country drew its first breath."-The New York Times

"Brings to life an extraordinary chapter of the Revolution."-Washington Post

"[The] best account to date of the Revolutionary War activity in the Valley."-Hudson Valley Regional Review

"Meticulously researched. Reads like good historical fiction."-American History

Lincoln Diamant's most recent book is Hoopla on the Hudson: An Intimate View of New York's Great 1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration.
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Title:Chaining the Hudson: The Fight for the River in the American RevolutionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:250 pagesPublished:March 12, 2004Publisher:Fordham University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823223396

ISBN - 13:9780823223398

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so fascinating, you'll wonder why you never learned about this in high school.