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The Youth of Washington: Told in the Form of an Autobiography

by Silas Weir Mitchell

It details the life of George Washington as a young man, from his childhood to his military career. Written by Silas Weir Mitchell, a noted American physician and writer, the book was first published in 1896. The novel is written in the form of an autobiography and offers a unique perspective on the early life and experiences of George Washington. It covers significant events such as his education, military campaigns, and relationships with key figures of the time. Mitchell's vivid storytelling and attention to detail brings the reader back in time, allowing them to experience Washington's life first-hand. Apart from being an entertaining and educational read, "The Youth of Washington" is also a testament to Mitchell's literary talent. He was a well-known writer in his time and had a successful career as a physician. Mitchell's works often reflected his interest in history and his love for the American Revolution. Overall, "The Youth of Washington: Told in the Form of an Autobiography by Silas Weir Mitchell" is a must-read for history buffs and those interested in the life of one of America's greatest heroes. The book provides a unique and personal look at George Washington and offers a glimpse into the formative years of a man who would go on to lead a nation.

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Silas Weir Mitchell was a physician, writer, and scientist who lived from 1829 to 1914. He was born in Philadelphia and attended the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. Mitchell is best know...

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