Continental Infantryman of the American Revolution
64 page book.
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Author: John Milsop
Illustrator: Steve Noon
About this book
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.
- Appearance and Equipment
- Conditions of Service
- On Campaign
- Belief and Belonging
- The Experience of Battle
- Collections, Museums and Re-enactment
- Colour Plate Commentaries
Paperback; July 2004; 64 pages; ISBN: 9781841765860