The Day the American Revolution Began : 19 April 1775

By: William H Hallahan

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At four in the morning on April 19, 1975, a line of British soldiers stared across the village green of Lexington, Massachusetts, at a crowd of seventy-seven Amercican militiamen. A shot rang out, and the Redcoats replied with a devastating volley.

But the day that started so well for the king's troops would end in catastrophe: seventy-three British soldiers dead, two hundred wounded, and the survivors chased back into Boston by the angry colonists. Drawing on diaries, letters, official documents, and memoirs, William H. Hallahan vividly captures the drama of those tense twenty-four hours and shows how they decided the fate of two nations.

Title: The Day the American Revolution Began : 19 April 1775

Author Name: William H Hallahan

Categories: History: US Revolutionary War,

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: April 2001

ISBN Number: 0380796058

ISBN Number 13: 9780380796052

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - VeryGood

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