Review: REVOLUTIONARY SUMMER by Joseph J. Ellis

WildmooBooks recently read and reviewed Revolutionary Summer by Joseph J. Ellis for the American Revolution Reading Challenge in 2013.  Here’s a sample:

One major myth of the Revolutionary War that Ellis is intent on dismantling is that the militia or Minute Men were the ones who did the fighting and won the war. However, in reality, the militias were a mess. They lacked experience, discipline, and standards. In many situations the men and officers ran away at the start of a battle.

Read the full review.

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