By Edward G. Lengel. ISBN 978-0-8129-6950-4. Copyright 2005. Softcover with 450 pages.
Finalist for the 2006 George Washington Book Prize.
Edward Lengel, Associate Professor of History at the University of Virginia and Associate Editor of “The Papers of George Washington”, traces Washington’s military career from his exploits as a young officer through his performance as the Revolutionary War commander in chief. Considered the most comprehensive and authoritative study of Washington's military career ever written.