The General and Mrs. Washington

The General and Mrs. Washington

The Untold Story of A Marriage & A Revolution

Book - 2006
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Baker & Taylor
Draws on letters and journals of contemporaries to offer a portrait of the forty-year marriage between George and Martha Washington, providing insight into the couple's deep sense of commitment to each other and the nation.

Sourcebooks Inc.
Here is the story of the fateful marriage of the richest woman in Virginia and the man who could have been king. In telling their story, Chadwick explains not only their remarkable devotion to each other, but why the wealthiest couple in Virginia became revolutionaries who risked the loss of their vast estates and their very lives.

"One of George Washington's secret weapons in his rise to power and immortality was the extraordinary woman he married. The story of the half-century-long married love affair of George and Martha Washington is truly inspiring."
-Willard Sterne Randall, author of George Washington, A Life

"Chadwick puts a more human face on Washington by creating a very detailed portrait of how he and the outgoing Martha lived: their food, their slaves and servants, their health, their furniture, their daily life together."-USA Today

Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2006
ISBN: 9781402206955
Branch Call Number: 973.410922 C345g 2006
Characteristics: vi, 406 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm

Related Resources


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at PCPL

To Top