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Author Martin, Joseph Plumb, 1760-1850.

Title Ordinary Courage : the Revolutionary War Adventures of Joseph Plumb Martin / edited by James Kirby Martin ; with an essay "The Revolutionary War soldier on film" / by Karen Guenther
Edition Fourth edition
Published West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 202 pages) : maps
Contents Introductory Comments -- Overview Maps of Joseph Plumb Martin's Adventures, 1776-1783 -- Martin's Narrative of Adventures, Dangers and Sufferings -- Preface -- Introductory -- Campaign of 1776 -- Campaign of 1777 -- Campaign of 1778 -- Campaign of 1779 -- Campaign of 1780 -- Campaign of 1781 -- Campaign of 1782 -- Campaign of 1783 -- The Revolutionary War Soldier on Film
Summary This remarkable memoir is one of the most celebrated documents to emerge from the tumult of America's Revolutionary War. The ordinary and yet exceptional experiences of a young soldier in Washington's army are given a new life in this fourth edition, sensitively edited for a modern readership. Classic primary source on the Revolutionary War edited by a leading US authority on the period. Now with extra maps and a more extensive bibliography. Includes a new Afterword by Karen Guenther on film portrayals of the continental soldier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Based on print version record
Subject Martin, Joseph Plumb, 1760-1850.
Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Personal narratives.
Genre/Form Biography.
Personal narratives.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Guenther, Karen, 1959-
Martin, James Kirby, 1943-
ISBN 1118281489 (electronic bk.)
1444351354 (paperback;) (alk. paper)
9781118281482 (electronic bk.)
9781444351354 (paperback;) (alk. paper)