Table of contents for Almost a miracle : the American victory in the War of Independence / John Ferling.

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Contents
Illustrations and Maps
Preface
Introduction	¿My Country, My Honor, My Life¿: Bravery and Death in War
	PART ONE: GOING TO WAR, 1775¿1776
Chapter 1	¿Fear Is Not an American Art¿: The Coming of the War
Chapter 2 	¿A Loss That Is Greater Than We Can Bear¿: Going to War
Chapter 3	Choices: 1775
	PART TWO: THE WAR IN THE NORTH, 1776¿1779
Chapter 4	¿Hastening Fast to a Crisis¿: June 1775¿June 1776
Chapter 5	Choices, 1776
Chapter 6	¿Knock Him Up for the Campaign¿: The Battle for New York, 1776
Chapter 7 	¿This Hour of Adversity¿: To the End of 1776
Chapter 8	Choices, 1777
Chapter 9	¿The Caprice of War¿: America¿s Pivotal Victory at Saratoga
Chapter 10	¿We Rallied and Broke¿: The Campaign for Philadelphia, September¿December 1777
Chapter 11	Choices, 1778
Chapter 12	¿A Respectable Army¿: The Grim Year, 1778
Chapter 13	Choices, 1779
Chapter 14	¿ A Band of Brotherhood¿: The Soldiers, the Army, and the Forgotten War in 1779 
Chapter 15	¿We Have Occasioned a Good Deal of Terror:¿ The War at Sea
Chapter 16	Choices, 1780
	PART THREE: THE WAR IN THE SOUTH, 1780¿1781
Chapter 17	¿A Year Filled with Our Disgraces¿: Defeat in the South, 1780
Chapter 18	¿Southern Means and Southern Exertions¿: Hope and Despair, June¿December 1780	
Chapter 19	Choices, 1781
Chapter 20	¿Bloody and Severe¿: The Pivotal Southern War, Early 1781
Chapter 21	¿We Are Suspended in the Balance¿: Spring and Summer 1781
	PART FOUR: AMERICAN VICTORY, 1781¿1783
Chapter 22	¿America Is Ours¿: Victory at Yorktown 1781 
Chapter 23	Choices, 1782
Chapter 24	¿May We Have Peace in Our Time¿: Peace and Demobilization, 1782¿1783
Chapter 25	¿Little Short of a Miracle¿: Accounting for America¿s Victory
Abbreviations
Notes
Bibliographic Note
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Continental Army -- Biography.
Soldiers -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
United States. Continental Army -- Military life.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.