Frontier Militiaman in the War of 1812: Southwestern Frontier (Warrior)

3.5 avg rating
( 2 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781846032752: Frontier Militiaman in the War of 1812: Southwestern Frontier (Warrior)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

The great military effectiveness of semitrained local militia is one of the enduring myths of American military history. In this book Ed Gilbert reveals the truth behind this myth, shedding light on who these frontier men actually were and their role in the war of 1812. He chronicles how untrained and ineffective militia forces were transformed into a formidable fighting force through hard campaigning, fierce combat, and Andrew Jackson's equally fierce discipline. Contemporary illustrations and artwork depict the rough life on campaign, the uniforms worn by the militia, and how they fought and won crucial battles against Creek forces before inflicting a stunning defeat on the British Army in 1815, opening up the frontier for the new nation.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

"["Frontier Militaiman"] surveys ... the actions of untrained men who formed militia forces worthy of historical mention." -"California Bookwatch, "November 2008
"Ed Gilbert has done a grand job of telling the story of these often forgotten men...Add to it contemporary illustrations with the artwork of Adam Hook, and you have a superlative book on a subject that I found particularly fascinating. I'm positive you will feel the same way once you read this so put the grabs on this title when you come across it at your local shop. You'll find it to be a major myth-buster." -Scott Van Aken, "www.modelingmadness.com "(April 2009)

Ed Gilbert has done a grand job of telling the story of these often forgotten men...Add to it contemporary illustrations with the artwork of Adam Hook, and you have a superlative book on a subject that I found particularly fascinating. I'm positive you will feel the same way once you read this so put the grabs on this title when you come across it at your local shop. You'll find it to be a major myth-buster. "Scott Van Aken, www.modelingmadness.com (April 2009)"

[Frontier Militaiman] surveys ... the actions of untrained men who formed militia forces worthy of historical mention. "California Bookwatch (November 2008)""

Ed Gilbert has done a grand job of telling the story of these often forgotten men...Add to it contemporary illustrations with the artwork of Adam Hook, and you have a superlative book on a subject that I found particularly fascinating. I'm positive you will feel the same way once you read this so put the grabs on this title when you come across it at your local shop. You'll find it to be a major myth-buster. Scott Van Aken, www.modelingmadness.com (April 2009)

[Frontier Militaiman] surveys ... the actions of untrained men who formed militia forces worthy of historical mention. California Bookwatch (November 2008)

"

"Ed Gilbert has done a grand job of telling the story of these often forgotten men...Add to it contemporary illustrations with the artwork of Adam Hook, and you have a superlative book on a subject that I found particularly fascinating. I'm positive you will feel the same way once you read this so put the grabs on this title when you come across it at your local shop. You'll find it to be a major myth-buster." --Scott Van Aken, www.modelingmadness.com (April 2009)

"[Frontier Militaiman] surveys ... the actions of untrained men who formed militia forces worthy of historical mention." --California Bookwatch (November 2008)



-Ed Gilbert has done a grand job of telling the story of these often forgotten men...Add to it contemporary illustrations with the artwork of Adam Hook, and you have a superlative book on a subject that I found particularly fascinating. I'm positive you will feel the same way once you read this so put the grabs on this title when you come across it at your local shop. You'll find it to be a major myth-buster.- --Scott Van Aken, www.modelingmadness.com (April 2009)

-[Frontier Militaiman] surveys ... the actions of untrained men who formed militia forces worthy of historical mention.- --California Bookwatch (November 2008)

Book Description:

A colorful narrative, full of fresh first-hand accounts, of what life was really like for the frontier militiaman during the Creek War and War of 1812

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Gilbert, Ed
Published by Osprey Publishing
ISBN 10: 184603275X ISBN 13: 9781846032752
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Osprey Publishing. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 184603275X *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Seller Inventory # NATARAJB1FI1298717

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.97
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Ed Gilbert
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (Digital), United Kingdom (2008)
ISBN 10: 184603275X ISBN 13: 9781846032752
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (Digital), United Kingdom, 2008. eBook. Condition: New. Adam Hook (illustrator). Language: English . Brand New Book. The great military effectiveness of semi trained local militia is one of the enduring myths of American military history. In this book Ed Gilbert reveals the truth behind this myth, shedding light on who these frontier men actually were and their role in the war of 1812. He chronicles how untrained and ineffective militia forces were transformed into a formidable fighting force through hard campaigning, fierce combat, and Andrew Jackson s equally fierce discipline. Contemporary illustrations and artwork depict the rough life on campaign, the uniforms worn by the militia, and how they fought and won crucial battles against Creek forces before inflicting a stunning defeat on the British Army in 1815, opening up the frontier for the new nation. Seller Inventory # AAS9781846032752

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
13.05
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Ed Gilbert
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (Digital), United Kingdom (2008)
ISBN 10: 184603275X ISBN 13: 9781846032752
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (Digital), United Kingdom, 2008. eBook. Condition: New. Adam Hook (illustrator). Language: English . Brand New Book. The great military effectiveness of semi trained local militia is one of the enduring myths of American military history. In this book Ed Gilbert reveals the truth behind this myth, shedding light on who these frontier men actually were and their role in the war of 1812. He chronicles how untrained and ineffective militia forces were transformed into a formidable fighting force through hard campaigning, fierce combat, and Andrew Jackson s equally fierce discipline. Contemporary illustrations and artwork depict the rough life on campaign, the uniforms worn by the militia, and how they fought and won crucial battles against Creek forces before inflicting a stunning defeat on the British Army in 1815, opening up the frontier for the new nation. Seller Inventory # AAS9781846032752

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
13.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Ed Gilbert
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (Digital), United Kingdom (2008)
ISBN 10: 184603275X ISBN 13: 9781846032752
New Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (Digital), United Kingdom, 2008. eBook. Condition: New. Adam Hook (illustrator). Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. The great military effectiveness of semi trained local militia is one of the enduring myths of American military history. In this book Ed Gilbert reveals the truth behind this myth, shedding light on who these frontier men actually were and their role in the war of 1812. He chronicles how untrained and ineffective militia forces were transformed into a formidable fighting force through hard campaigning, fierce combat, and Andrew Jackson s equally fierce discipline. Contemporary illustrations and artwork depict the rough life on campaign, the uniforms worn by the militia, and how they fought and won crucial battles against Creek forces before inflicting a stunning defeat on the British Army in 1815, opening up the frontier for the new nation. Seller Inventory # BTE9781846032752

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
13.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Ed Gilbert, Adam Hook (illustrator)
Published by Osprey Publishing 2008-09-10, Oxford (2008)
ISBN 10: 184603275X ISBN 13: 9781846032752
New paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Osprey Publishing 2008-09-10, Oxford, 2008. paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9781846032752

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
11.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Ed Gilbert
Published by Osprey Publishing (2008)
ISBN 10: 184603275X ISBN 13: 9781846032752
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Osprey Publishing, 2008. Condition: New. Adam Hook (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M184603275X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
18.26
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

GILBERT ED
Published by Bloomsbury (2008)
ISBN 10: 184603275X ISBN 13: 9781846032752
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Bloomsbury, 2008. Paperback. Condition: NEW. 9781846032752 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Seller Inventory # HTANDREE01006293

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.98
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Gilbert, Ed/ Hook, Adam (Illustrator)
Published by Osprey Pub Co (2008)
ISBN 10: 184603275X ISBN 13: 9781846032752
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Osprey Pub Co, 2008. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. illustrated edition. 64 pages. 10.00x7.00x0.25 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # z-184603275X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
15.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Gilbert, Ed
Published by Osprey Publishing
ISBN 10: 184603275X ISBN 13: 9781846032752
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
M and N Media
(Acworth, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Osprey Publishing. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 184603275X Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Seller Inventory # XM-184603275X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
32.06
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.97
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Gilbert, Ed
Published by Osprey Publishing (2008)
ISBN 10: 184603275X ISBN 13: 9781846032752
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Osprey Publishing, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11184603275X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
35.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book