9781881089476

Ordinary Courage: The Revolutionary War Adventures of Joseph Plumb Martin, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9781881089476

  • ISBN10:

    1881089479

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/1999
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

This classic memoir of the American Revolution puts into question long-cherished national myths about a committed populace struggling for liberty. Martin's story is told from the perspective of patriots who endured the hardships of long-term service in Washington's army. First published over 175 years ago, this book, with its humor, frankness, and pathos, is thought-provoking firsthand reading for today's college students.

Table of Contents

Introductory Comments
Martin’s Narrative of Adventures, Dangers and Sufferings
Preface
Introductory
Campaignp. 1776
Campaignp. 1777
Campaignp. 1778
Campaignp. 1779
Campaignp. 1780
Campaignp. 1781
Campaignp. 1782
Campaignp. 1783
Suggestions for Additional Reading
Index
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