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Published in Stamford, Conn .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Connecticut


  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Registers.,
  • Connecticut -- Genealogy.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsE263.C5 S69
The Physical Object
Pagination[5] l., 8, vii, ii p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5468299M
LC Control Number73171256

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This, Book, Is, AMAZING! Read it! It has like everything! Camp Life, to battle stuff! Read this! It is epic. I give it 5 stars because that is the max, but it deserves I have read it many times, totally worth it. Available from the CT library system and also on amazon for cheap. I recommended this book to other people who thought it was great/5. A sixteen year old boy gives us a narrative through his memoirs of the revolutionary war in the United States of America in Joseph Plumb Martin, gives an account of his time in the army with a realistic view of the life, struggles and challenges of a typical soldier who had signed up for the war as a private and later sergeant.   In true American style, this book contradicts the standards of the time and instead of worshipping the Revolutionary Army for its moral perfection and flawless character, provides an . This creative history book places kids smack in the middle of the war for independence through the pretext of applying for the job in the army. Opening with a job description that includes such duties as marching, drilling and following orders, the book includes a brief overview of how the war started before delving into the typical life of a private/5.

View Notes - A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier Book from AMH at Florida Gulf Coast University. Kayla Upson AMH Fleming, T. and Martin, J. P., A Narrative of a Revolutionary.   Review: A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier: Some Adventures, Dangers, and Sufferings of Joseph Plumb Martin User Review - April - Goodreads. The author said in the beginning of the book that this was his story and it was not remarkable, I very much agree with him. I had to read this book for history class but nevertheless I was excited to 1/5(2). Overall a very intimate portrait of one soldier's experience of the Revolutionary War. Don't expect to learn anything about leaders, strategy, or, the bigger issues of the war, this is one soldier's story. What you won't find in this book:Reviews: First published in , Joseph Plumb Martin's Memoir of a Revolutionary Soldier is a remarkable account of the Revolutionary War as experienced by Martin, who first enlisted as a private in , was promoted to sergeant in , and finally left the army after the war concluded in /5().

A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier: Some of the Adventures, Dangers, and Sufferings of Joseph Plumb Martin Joseph Plumb MARTIN ( - ) Joining the Continental Army as a teenager, Joseph Plumb Martin spent the next eight years fighting in the Revolutionary War as an enlisted man.   Joseph Plumb Martin’s first hand account of the Revolutionary war is incredibly revealing. The most important aspect of this account is how he does not paint a pretty picture for the life of a soldier during the Revolutionary War. For Martin, the war is described as anything but glorious.   A Book Review Thacher, James. Military Journal of the American Revolution: From the Commencement to the Disbanding of the American Army: Comprising a Detailed Account of the Principal Events and Battles of the Revolution, with Their Exact Dates, and a Biographical Sketch of the Most Prominent Generals. Gansevoort, N.Y.: Corner House Historical Publications, .   One of the most important primary historical sources of the American Revolutionary War, “A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier” by Joseph Plumb Martin, is the published account of his time serving in the Continental Army and Connecticut : Penguin Publishing Group.