Continental Infantryman of the American Revolution by John MilsopContinental Infantryman of the American Revolution by John Milsop

Continental Infantryman of the American Revolution

byJohn MilsopIllustratorSteve Noon

Paperback | July 25, 2004

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America raised three distinct forces to win its revolution: untrained, short-service militiamen; state troops; and the regular Continentals. The latter were the backbone of the army, providing a disciplined and effective fighting force. Some infantrymen served with Arnold's Lake Champlain fleet as marines, while others fought conventionally in sieges and field battles. This book takes a close look at the Continental infantryman of the period examining all facets of their daily life including recruitment, training, service conditions and combat experiences. Many armies have saved their nation: the Continentals helped build theirs.
John Milsop works for the General Assembly of the State of New Jersey as Director, Program Evaluation. His primary areas of historic interest are the American War of Independence and the War of 1812. He has written articles for numerous magazines, including 'Military History Quarterly' and 'Military Illustrated'. This is his first book...
Title:Continental Infantryman of the American RevolutionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.89 × 7.22 × 0.17 inPublished:July 25, 2004Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841765864

ISBN - 13:9781841765860

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Table of Contents

Introduction · Chronology · Enlistment · Training · Appearance and Equipment · Conditions of Service · On Campaign · Belief and Belonging · The Experience of Battle · Collections, Museums and Re-enactment · Bibliography · Glossary · Colour Plate Commentaries · Index