Continental Infantryman of the American Revolution

Continental Infantryman of the American Revolution

Warrior 68
  • Author: John Milsop
  • Illustrator: Steve Noon
  • Short code: WAR 68
  • Publication Date: 25 Jul 2004
  • ISBN: 9781841765860
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 64
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About this Product

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.

Biographical Note

John Milsop works for the General Assembly of the State of New Jersey as Director, Program Evaluation. His primary areas of historic interest are the American War of Independence and the War of 1812. He has written articles for numerous magazines, including ‘Military History Quarterly' and ‘Military Illustrated'. This is his first book for Osprey. Steve Noon was born in Kent, UK, and attended art college in Cornwall. He has had a life-long passion for illustration, and since 1985 has worked as a professional artist. Steve has provided award-winning illustrations for renowned publishers Dorling Kindersley, where his interest in historical illustration began.


Introduction Chronology Enlistment Training Appearance and Equipment Conditions of Service On Campaign Belief and Belonging The Experience of Battle Collections, Museums and Re-enactment Bibliography Glossary Colour Plate Commentaries Index

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