Revolutionary War Vocabulary

Here are two examples taken from the post: Aide-de-camp: a military officer acting as secretary and confidential assistant to a superior officer of general or flag rank. Jaeger corps: in the German army, one belonging…

A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier by Joseph Plumb Martin in MP3

Journals from the American Revolution are few and far between, and ones from the common soldier are almost nonexistent. Pvt. Joseph Plumb Martin, was one of latter, that suffered and sacrificed as many of our ancestors had to make the country what it is today. The journal is called “A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier by Joseph Plumb Martin”. It was originally published in the 1830, when Martin was an elderly man, but his diary begins in the early days of the war when he was a young spirited teenager and follows him through to the the war. The journal was lost to history but was rediscovers in the 1950s, after which it has been reprinted in one form or the another since. Thank in part to the internet we can now download the book in its entirety absolutely free. This following link is audiobook but in MP3 format, A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier by Joseph Plumb Martin

THE LAST MEN OF THE REVOLUTION

My daughter Autumn Rhodes on many occasions has sent me to interesting websites, and once again she comes through with one that I feel inclined to send your way. The site is part of AmericanRevolution.org,…