George Washington at War

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George Washington, A Novice General

13,164 views May 10, 2019
At the start of the Revolutionary War, it had been seventeen years since General George Washington last wore a military uniform and he was only a provincial officer with limited experience in frontier combat. But it quickly became clear, Washington was instinctively, brilliantly, a political general. Rick Atkinson, best-selling author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, explores the Revolutionary War in a new trilogy. Learn more: https://www.mountvernon.org/rickatkinson Subscribe to our channel today: https://www.youtube.com/user/HistoricMountVernon
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