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Title Bunker Hill : a city, a siege, a revolution / Nathaniel Philbrick.
Author Philbrick, Nathaniel.
BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-378) and index.
Summary Boston in 1775 is an island city occupied by British troops after a series of incendiary incidents by patriots who range from citizens to vigilantes. After the Boston Tea Party, British and American soldiers and Massachusetts residents have maneuvered around each other until April 19, when violence erupts at Lexington and Concord. In June, with the city cut off from supplies by a British blockade and Patriot militia poised in siege, skirmishes give way to war in the Battle of Bunker Hill.
Contents Part I: Liberty -- The city on the hill -- Poor unhappy Boston -- The long hot summer -- The alarm -- The unnatural contest -- Part II: Rebellion -- The trick to see it -- The bridge -- No business but that of war -- The redoubt -- The battle -- Part III: The siege -- The fiercest man -- The clap of thunder -- Epilogue: Character alone.


Location Call # Status
 Smoky Hill Non-Fiction  973.3312 PHILBRICK  ON SHELF
Publisher New York, New York : Viking, [2013], 2013.
Description xvii, 398 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
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Subject Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775.
Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
ISBN 9780670025442