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THE layout and plan of the current paintings are solely new. Its item is to express the spirit and personality of the progressive interval ; to painting, so far as attainable in so short a list, the social and family of the days, and the nation of feeling one of the humans, with anything of the prone and adventure of a category no longer often spotted between these whose names reside in old remembrance. With this view, a quick and accomplished narrative of the successive occasions of the battle is interspersed with family information and anecdotes illustrative of the country of the rustic at a variety of periods.

My researches in the course of a few years prior in accumulating actual fabrics for "The girls of the yank Revolution," have dropped at gentle mamy fascinating incidents attached with the struggle, so strikingly attribute of the days, that they need to now not be suffered to go into oblivion. those are sparingly used, simply because extra of them may have swelled the quantity to an improper measurement ; and all that possessed in simple terms a private curiosity were excluded. It has additionally been discovered essential to put out of your mind the minor info of army routine, which shape the majority of just about each historical past of the struggle. This omission, i believe, will end up a bonus. the main attentive reader of background seldom keeps in his reminiscence greater than the well-known incidents, wasting sight of minute and intricate details once he rises from his reviews ; it can be wondered, for this reason, even if it's no longer dead to perplex the learner with a mess of info relatively unimportant. i can't aid believing, too, rather greater concept of the Revolution should be acquired from anecdotes that convey the spirit which was once out of the country between all sessions, and which triggered to motion, than from the main actual transcript of the manoeuvres during which various
battles have been misplaced and received, and the main distinctive assertion of
the quantity engaged, or of killed and wounded on each side.
Accordingly i've got given commonly purely the date and
locality of the central battles, with the names of the leaders
who have been so much conspicuous.

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