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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 WarEdited by a leading US authority on the periodNow with extra maps and a more extensive bibliographyIncludes a new Afterword by Karen Guenther on film portrayals of the continental soldier
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James Kirby Martin (born May 26, 1943) is Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor of History at the University of Houston, Houston, Texas.
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