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Becoming men of some consequence : youth and military service in the Revolutionary War

Author: John A Ruddiman
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2014.
Series: Jeffersonian America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines young Revolutionary War soldiers' and officers' changing motivations and expectations in relation to their enlistments, experiences in the army, choices about quitting long-term military service, and their attempts to rejoin civilian life after the war"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Ruddiman
ISBN: 9780813936178 0813936179
OCLC Number: 880566271
Description: viii, 274 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: "The eyes of all our countrymen are now upon us" : ambition, coercion, and choice in joining the army --
"We were young men with warm hearts" : manhood in the Continental Army --
"Feared by many, loved by none" : relationships between soldiers and civilians --
"To quit the service of their country" : young men's decisions to leave the Continental Army --
"Yield the tribute due to merit" : young veterans after the war.
Series Title: Jeffersonian America.
Responsibility: John A. Ruddiman.

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Examines how young soldiers and officers joined the American revolutionary army, their experiences in the ranks, their relationships with civilians, their choices about quitting long-term military  Read more...

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