Turning back to the War of American Independence, we have, in the following account of the ill-fated colonial expedition to Penobscot Bay, an object lesson. In the fundamentals of any military operation which in this case were observed in the breach.
Symonds, Craig L.
"An American Naval Expedition to Penobscot, 1779,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 25
, Article 8.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol25/iss4/8