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A young patriot : the American Revolution as experienced by one boy, by Jim Murphy

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A young patriot : the American Revolution as experienced by one boy
Title
A young patriot
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the American Revolution as experienced by one boy
Statement of responsibility
by Jim Murphy
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Language
eng
Summary
Joseph Plumb Martin was only 15 in 1776 when he joined the revolutionary army in Milford Massachusetts. He spent the rest of his teen and young adult years marching, working, fighting, foraging and sometimes almost freezing and starving with his fellow patriots until the war ended in 1783. As an older man, he wrote and published his account of his wartime experiences, well known events as Washington and Lafayette and the winter at Valley Forge and the surrender at Yorktown; but also the lesser known facts such as the serious lack of food and clothing that the soldiers had to endure
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.3/446
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E263.C5
LC item number
M366 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
A young patriot : the American Revolution as experienced by one boy, by Jim Murphy
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A young patriot : the American Revolution as experienced by one boy, by Jim Murphy
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 91-93) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Smell of war -- Now I was a soldier -- Smell of powder -- Marching, watching, starving, and freezing -- Sending the lobsterbacks scurrying -- War and Joseph go south -- Parted forever -- Cordial and long farewell
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26 cm
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101 pages
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9780395900192
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93038789
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unmediated
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illustrations, maps
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  • (Sirsi) i9780395605233
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