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Ordinary Courage

The Revolutionary War Adventures of Private Joseph Plumb Martin

by James K. Martin

  • 238 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • The Americas,
  • USA,
  • Americas (North Central South West Indies),
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • ADVENTURE AND ADVENTURERS,
  • History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800),
  • Martin, Joseph Plumb,
  • Personal narratives,
  • Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • UNITED STATES_HISTORY_REVOLUTION, 1775-1783_BIOGRAPHY,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8680817M
    ISBN 101881089479
    ISBN 109781881089476
    OCLC/WorldCa44168813

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Praise from the previous edition: “ Ordinary Courage is a classic in American military history. James Kirby Martin has expertly edited the original version. It is wonderful to have such an excellent volume, so skillfully introduced and edited, available for students and the general readership.”/5(11).

“ Ordinary Courage is a classic in American military history. James Kirby Martin has expertly edited the original version. It is wonderful to have such an excellent volume, so skillfully introduced and edited, available for students and the general readership.” – Joseph T.

/5(10). 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.

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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.