The book of the continental soldier: being a complete account of the uniforms, weapons and equipment with which he lived and fought stackpole 1968 one of the best books written about the daily life of the continental army soldier. Deborah sampson is best known for disguising herself as a man to serve in the continental army from may 1782 to october 1783 life of deborah sampson, the female. The continental army underwent many changes and phases in the meantime, including the addition of many army committees and the establishment of congress' board of war and ordnance and, later, war. Masquerade the life and times of deborah sampson, continental soldier written by alfred f young: category: history - united states - revolutionary period (1775-1800) social science - gender studies history - women. The life of a common soldier fighting on behalf of colonial independence during the american revolution was a difficult one recruiters for the continental army targeted young and less wealthy men.
Masquerade : the life and times of deborah sampson, continental soldier alfred f young new he reconstructs her early life as an indentured servant her young. Life of an american soldier during the revolutionary war militia is another name for the soldiers during the revolutionary war although there was a big success on the american side, it wasn't all glory there were a lot of hardships being a common american soldier during the revolutionary war. Life as a soldier: think-tac-toe perspective of a continental soldier, write a brief letter to the continental congress informing life of a soldier.
It was the continental army's only segregated unit, though in the rest of the army, the few blacks who served with each company were fully integrated: they fought, drilled, marched, ate and slept. Masquerade: the life and times of deborah sampson, continental soldier alfred fabian young, author knopf $2695 (432p) isbn 978--679-44165-6 more by and about this author other books. The compiled service records of soldiers who served in the ameri- january 1, 1781, the continental army consist of four regiments of cavalry or light dragoons.
A life of a soldier life as a continental soldier history 1301 professor ball kevin guevara kevin guevara history 1301 professor ball 29 june 2014 life as a continental soldier as a soldier in the continental army, it was a harsh and unforgettable life and time for them. The continental army is the first volume of the army lineage series published under a revised format hereafter, lineage volumes will include lengthy, footnoted narratives, along with lineages and bibliographies. I'm deborah sampson: a soldier of the revolution by patricia clapp (1977) is a fictional account of her early life and experience in the revolutionary war sampson is portrayed by whoopi goldberg in episode 34 of liberty's kids entitled deborah sampson: soldier of the revolution. John lamb (1735-1800) was an american soldier, politician, and anti-federalist organizer during the american revolutionary war he led the 2nd continental artillery regiment career. What was daily life like for a us soldier on the front lines in vietnam what's the daily life like of a soldier in wars, preferably ww2, afghanistan, or vietnam what is the basic salary of us army soldiers.
Deborah sampson was not the only female who passed as a male and served in the continental army during the revolutionay war, but her ruse was the most successful, and she bacame the most celebrated female soldier of the era. Masquerade: the life and times of deborah sampson, continental soldier shop the female review: life of deborah sampson, the female soldier in the war of revolution shop her quotes. Offering an in-depth view of the life of a typical continental soldier, upcoming tour dates for a soldier's life november 12, at 10:30 am, and 1:30 pm admission is $15 per person space is limited and advance-ticket purchase is recommended.
Continental soldiers were promised that their basic needs would be met each man was to receive food rations that included salted meat, hard bread and dried food. Life in the continental army was difficult it was mundane and monotonous generally, when not engaged in combat, soldiers in the continental army served three duties. Kids learn about the daily life of a revolutionary war soldier including the continental army, the militia, how much they were paid, how old they were, and more american revolution for kids: life as a revolutionary war soldier. Later in the war, the whole continental army began to face challenges in providing the rations it promised meat was a special problem: without a native source of salt, the colonists had trouble.