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Ordinary Courage

The Revolutionary War Adventures of Joseph Plumb Martin



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Ordinary Courage: The Revolutionary War Adventures of Joseph Plumb Martin
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Enriched by James Kirby Martin's expanded and updated introduction, this classic memoir provides a compelling history of the Revolutionary War as seen through the eyes of one courageous soldier. * Includes an expanded and updated introduction, annotations, and suggestions for further reading * New maps give an overview of Joseph Plumb Martin's travels * Brief headnotes introduce each chapter

Table of Contents

Introductory Comments. Preface. Chapter I: Introductory. Chapter II: Campaign of 1776. Chapter III: Campaign of 1777. Chapter IV: Campaign of 1778. Chapter V: Campaign of 1779. Chapter VI: Campaign of 1780. Chapter VII: Campaign of 1781. Chapter VIII: Campaign of 1782. Chapter IX: Campaign of 1783. Suggestions for Additional Reading. Index

Author Biography

James Kirby Martin is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Houston. He is the award-winning author and editor of 12 books, including Benedict Arnold, Revolutionary Hero: An American Warrior Reconsidered (1997), and (with Joseph Glatthaar) Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution (2006).
Release date Australia
February 29th, 2008
Edited by James Kirby Martin
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
3rd Revised edition
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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