TITLE

Largely forgotten today, this foreign-born revolutionary

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly, C. Brian
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
Military History;Aug98, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Scotsman Alexander McDougall, one of the key figures in the American Revolution. Background on McDougall; Details on his military career; Information on his health.
ACCESSION #
841103

 

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