Red Coats & Grey Jackets: The Battle of Chippawa, 5 July 1814 by Donald E. GravesRed Coats & Grey Jackets: The Battle of Chippawa, 5 July 1814 by Donald E. Graves

Red Coats & Grey Jackets: The Battle of Chippawa, 5 July 1814

byDonald E. Graves

Paperback | July 25, 1996

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"... the definitive analysis of the battle of Chippawa. Donald Graves establishes its historical background, describes the opposing armies, brings them into battle, and assesses the results, without wasting a word - yet his account of the battle combines high colour and exact detail. You find yourself alternately in the generals' boots and the privates' brogans, in all the smoke, shock and uproar of a short-range, stand-up fire fight."

- John Elting, author of Swords Around a Throne: Napoleon's Grande Armee

A military historian with the Department of National Defence, Canada, Donald E. Graves has published many articles and monographs on warfare in the Mapoleonic period, including Sir William Congreve and the Rocket's Red Glare (1989). Red Coats and Grey Jackets is Graves's sixth book. he is the author of The Battle of Lundy's Lane, 1814 ...
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Title:Red Coats & Grey Jackets: The Battle of Chippawa, 5 July 1814Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:216 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.4 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.4 inPublished:July 25, 1996Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1550022105

ISBN - 13:9781550022100

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"... the definitive analysis of the battle of Chippawa. Donald Graves establishes its historical background, describes the opposing armies, brings them into battle, and assesses the results, without wasting a word - yet his account of the battle combines high colour and exact detail. You find yourself alternately in the generals' boots and the privates' brogans, in all the smoke, shock and uproar of a short-range, stand-up fire fight." - John Elting, author of Swords Around a Throne: Napoleon's Grande Armee

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Red Coats and Grey Jackets is a powerful account of the battle of Chippawa and a portrait of the men who fought it. Discover a nearly forgotten but significant skirmish that cost the lives of more soldiers than most battles in the War of 1812. Meet the men who played integral roles in the battle, explore the historical background and assess the results in this compelling record of early warfare.

Editorial Reviews

"Highly recommended for anyone interested in the British Army's hard fought 1812-15 battles in North America."

- Ian Kemp