By Timothy S. Good
even though privateers had a much larger effect at the British service provider marine and the economic system of serious Britain than the U.S. army, they've got acquired quite little scholarly cognizance. This reference paintings addresses this shortcoming by means of supplying an accounting of all 248 American privateers throughout the struggle and a accomplished checklist of all captures made via American forces—including privateers, army, and others—during that conflict.
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