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British soldiers, American war : voices of the American Revolution

Author: Don N Hagist
Publisher: Yardley, Pa. : Westholme, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first collection of personal narratives by British common soldiers ever assembled and published."--Front jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don N Hagist
ISBN: 9781594161674 1594161674
OCLC Number: 805018420
Description: xvi, 356 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The volunteer soldier : John Robert Shaw, 33rd Regiment of Foot --
Volunteering for American service : William Crawford, 20th Regiment of Foot --
Wanderlust and roving : Valentine Duckett, 65th Regiment of Foot --
Literacy and education : Thomas Watson, 23rd Regiment of Foot --
Free time for industry and mischief : Robert Young, 33rd Regiment of Foot --
Unwilling volunteers and criminals : Ebenezer Fox, 88th Regiment of Foot --
The pensioner : George Fox, 7th and 47th Regiments of Foot --
The faithful soldier : Alexander Andrew, 44th Regiment of Foot --
The aspiring soldier : William Burke, 45th Regiment of Foot.
Responsibility: Don N. Hagist ; with drawings by Eric H. Schnitzer.

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