George Washington's Indispensible Men by Arthur S. Lefkowitz

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While history has immortalized George Washington, it has largely forgotten those who helped to propel him to such greatness--the 32 men who served as his aides-de-camp. "George Washington's Indispensable Men" asserts that Washington relied heavily on these men for help in formulating policy and strategy. His aides were definitely not just "pen men," but real, behind-the-scenes advisors that potentially affected some of his greatest decisions.
 

About Arthur S. Lefkowitz

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Arthur S. Lefkowitz is an independent researcher and historian specializing in the Revolutionary War era. His first book, The Long Retreat: The Calamitous American Defense of New Jersey, 1776, was published in 1998.
 
Published January 1, 2003 by Stackpole Books. 432 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War. Non-fiction

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This densely written but valuable monograph is a group portrait of George Washington's plentiful aides. Drawn from major early American elites—merchants, doctors, planters—these men

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