TITLE

THE PENOBSCOT EXPEDITION AN EXERCISE IN FOLLY

AUTHOR(S)
Sharp, Arthur G.
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Military History;Dec2003, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Massachusetts' Penobscot Expedition in 1779. Reasons for the failure of the expedition; Discussion on the detailed account of events that took place during the expedition; Role and responsibility of Captain Dudley Saltonstall in the failure of the expedition.
ACCESSION #
11073637

 

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