Ordinary Courage: The Revolutionary War Adventures of Joseph Plumb Martin, 4th Edition
June 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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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 War
- Edited by a leading US authority on the period
- Now with extra maps and a more extensive bibliography
- Includes a new Afterword by Karen Guenther on film portrayals of the continental soldier