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Author Black, Robert W.

Title Ranger dawn : the American ranger from the colonial era to the Mexican War / Robert W. Black
Published Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 359 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series The Stackpole military history series
Stackpole military history series.
Contents Genesis of the ranger -- Early Indian wars -- Old fights, new world -- The French and Indian war, 1754-1763 -- The river and the lakes -- Pontiac's War, 1763 -- Rangers in the Revolution -- Citizen soldiers -- War in the North -- To Boston and beyond -- George Rogers Clark captures the West -- Blood on the border -- War in the South -- Turning the tide -- Post-Revolution fights and the War of 1812 -- The birth of Texas -- The triangle of war -- Texas independence -- Ranger Jack Hayes and the Colts -- Manifest destiny -- Peace and war
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. Army -- Commando troops -- History -- 18th century.
United States. Army -- Commando troops -- History -- 19th century.
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Commando operations.
Special forces (Military science) -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Special forces (Military science) -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Commando operations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0811743586 (electronic bk.)
9780811743587 (electronic bk.)