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The Revolutionary War

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The Revolutionary War

Neimeyer, Charles Patrick, 1954-

Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.

1 online resource (xxvi, 200 pages) : illustrations, plans.

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Nearly everyone in the U.S. has studied the Revolutionary War. Too often, however, historians of the Revolution focus on the activity of the army without noticing what was taking place inside the army. Making liberal use of diaries and correspondence by the soldiers and their families, Charles P. Neimeyer tells the stories of the men and women who fought for the young country's independence. Sometimes starting off as rag-tag groups of men shooting off their muskets at geese just for the thrill of the sound, the soldiers became more disciplined and focused. The army recruited a significant numb.


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About the Author

Charles P. Neimeyer is Director, History Division, United States Marine Corps, Quantico, Virgina. Previously he was Executive Director, Regent University, Washington, DC and before that Academic Dean as well as Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval War College, and Professor of History at the U.S. Naval Academy. He is the author of numerous publications, including America Goes to War: A Social History of the Continental Army, 1775-1783 .