Ordinary Courage: The Revolutionary War Adventures of Joseph Plumb Martin / Edition 4

Ordinary Courage: The Revolutionary War Adventures of Joseph Plumb Martin / Edition 4

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by James Kirby Martin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1444351354

ISBN-13: 9781444351354

Pub. Date: 07/10/2012

Publisher: Wiley

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444351354
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/10/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
666,302
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Comments ix

Overview Maps of Joseph Plumb Martin's Adventures, 1776–1783 xxiii–iv

Martin's Narrative of Adventures, Dangers and Sufferings xxv

Preface 1

Chapter I: Introductory 3

Chapter II: Campaign of 1776 11

Chapter III: Campaign of 1777 39

Chapter IV: Campaign of 1778 70

Chapter V: Campaign of 1779 98

Chapter VI: Campaign of 1780 111

Chapter VII: Campaign of 1781 132

Chapter VIII: Campaign of 1782 158

Chapter IX: Campaign of 1783 168

The Revolutionary War Soldier on Film 183
Karen Guenther

Suggestions for Additional Reading 188

Index 195

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