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Tupelo National Battlefield, Mississippi (Civil War) 269 32. Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi (Civil War) 272 33. Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Missouri (Civil War) 285 Page vii West 34. Big Hole National Battlefield, Montana (Indian Wars) 291 35. Custer Battlefield National Monument, Montana (Indian Wars) 296 36. Lava Beds National Monument, California (Indian Wars) 311 37. S. Arizona Memorial, Hawaii (World War II) 316 38. War in the Pacific National Historical Park, Guam (World War II) 320 Index 325 Page ix ILLUSTRATIONS Frontispiece.

National Park Service, photograph by Richard Frear. , and as it passed through the center of town, the battle reached a furious crescendo. Hundreds of minutemen had run ahead of the slow-moving British column to find concealed shooting positions in buildings lining the road; they now rained fire down on the redcoats.

A sudden, blinding flash lit the top of the rail fence, and a boiling cloud of gray powder smoke enveloped the British. Great gaps opened in the tightly packed formations as scores of men pitched over; a second volley shredded the advance companies, and the attack disintegrated. The survivors stumbled back down the hill with the resounding cheers and war whoops of the jubilant Americans ringing in their ears. Although he had lost heavily, Howe was undaunted by the repulse of the first attack. He rallied his men and formed them for another try.

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