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The Revolutionary War

Charles Patrick Neimeyer 1954- 2007

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  • Title:
    The Revolutionary War
  • Author: Charles Patrick Neimeyer 1954-
  • Subjects: United States. Continental Army -- Military life; Soldiers -- United States -- Social conditions -- 18th century; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Social aspects; Electronic books
  • Description: Citizen-soldiers : the army of observation -- Sunshine soldiers : the transition between the army of observation and Washington's new army -- Creating a respectable army -- "The year of the hangman" : 1777 and Continental Army communities -- Daily life in camp -- Morristown and mutiny -- The last years of the war.
    Nearly everyone in the U.S. has studied the Revolutionary War. Too often, however, historians of the Revolution focus on the activity of the army without noticing what was taking place inside the army. Making liberal use of diaries and correspondence by the soldiers and their families, Charles P. Neimeyer tells the stories of the men and women who fought for the young country's independence. Sometimes starting off as rag-tag groups of men shooting off their muskets at geese just for the thrill of the sound, the soldiers became more disciplined and focused. The army recruited a significant numb
  • Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press
  • Creation Date: 2007
  • Format: 1 online resource (229 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-282-40625-6;ISBN9786612406256;ISBN0-313-02733-1
  • OCLC Number: 231687157
  • Institution Zone MMS ID: 991000435437103378$$I01TRAILS_CDKC
  • Network Zone MMS ID: 9911922547903366
  • Source: 01TRAILS ALMA

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