George A. Billias

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George A. Billias is assistant professor of history at the University of Maine. This article is adapted from Professor Billias’ new book, General John Glover and His Marblehead Mariners , to be published next month by Henry Holt and Company, and from articles that have appeared in the New York Historical Society Quarterly and the Essex Institute Historical Collections.

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February 1960

Three times John Glover’s Marblehead fishermen saved Washington’s army; in a final battle, the “amphibious regiment” rowed him to victory across the Delaware