Joseph Plumb Martin

Intro to Chapter IX. Campaign of 1783

Joseph Plumb Martin's claim to fame was his some 7 years spent serving in the American Revolutionary War starting at the age of 15 and his story, "A Narrative of Some of the Adventures, Dangers, and Sufferings of a Revolutionary Soldier Interspersed with Anecdotes of Incidents That Occurr…

When we see th’ end of strife and war–
And gain what we contended for;–
Remember that our thanks are due
To Him whose mercy brings us through.