Salina B. Baker — General Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution
Salina B Baker
General Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution
Join this round table session as we talk about the life of General Nathanael Greene, a Quaker with little education or military experience who rose to become one of George Washington’s most trusted and capable major generals. Forced from field command and faced with the difficulties of quartermaster general that led to battles with the Continental Congress, his fortitude saved the Continental Army from starvation. Where other generals failed, he succeeded in commanding the Southern Army and drove the British from their outposts to their final surrender at Yorktown, Virginia. But there was an ultimate cost to this general from Rhode Island who once said, “I am determined to defend my rights and maintain my freedom, or sell my life in the attempt.” Discussion is open to everyone whether you are just learning about Nathanael Greene or you are already a Greene enthusiast.
[Recorded on 13 August 2022.]
Salina B. Baker is the author of a multiple award winning adult historical fantasy series about the American Revolution, “Angels and Patriots” Her novel in progress about General Nathanael Greene titled “The Line of Splendor, A Novel of Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution” is currently under edit and targeted for a late 2023 release. Salina holds a degree in Computer Science. She lives in Austin, Texas.