Essay on A Narrative Of A Revolutionary Soldier

789 Words Nov 25th, 2015 4 Pages
A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier is a historical narrative about Joseph Plumb Martin 's adventures and efforts while in the Revolutionary War. This classic read uncovers the thoughts and struggles of a soldier in the Revolutionary War during the year 1776. Plumb Martin enlisted in the Continental Army in 1776, and served in New York and Connecticut during the American Revolution. Joseph Plumb Martin was an American patriot for many different reasons. One of those reasons being that he went against his own will to enlist and continue to enlist until the end of the Revolutionary War. Also, Martin went endured struggle after struggle for his country expecting little to nothing to return for those services. Thirdly, during person danger he still continued to perform his duties in the army to full perfection. Finally, he was extremely consistent in fighting for the independence and liberty of this country and helping the well being of others on the same path. Joseph Plumb Martin was just a normal sixteen year old boy. When the Revolutionary War overcame his country in 1776, along with the other young men around him he joined the Rebel Infantry. But unlike the other men, Joseph recorded his thoughts and struggles forty seven years after the war in a memoir eventually titled A Narrative of a Revolutionary Solder: Some of the Adventures, Dangers, and Sufferings of Joseph Plumb. This book contradicts true American style by showing the more unflattering and realistic view…

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