The Whites of Their Eyes: Bunker Hill, the First American Army, and the Emergence of George Washington
Drawing upon new research and scholarship, historian Paul Lockhart, author of the critically acclaimed Revolutionary War biography The Drillmaster of Valley Forge, offers a penetrating reassessment of the first major engagement of the American Revolution. In the tradition of David McCullough’s 1776, Lockhart illuminates the Battle of Bunker Hill as a crucial event in the creation of an American identity, dexterously interweaving the story of this pivotal pitched battle with two other momentous narratives: the creation of America’s first army, and the rise of the man who led it, George Washington.
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Lockhart , P. D. (2011). The Whites of Their Eyes: Bunker Hill, the First American Army, and the Emergence of George Washington. New York, NY: Harper.