America's First Veterans and the Revolutionary War Pensions (Studies in American History v. 42)

America's First Veterans and the Revolutionary War Pensions (Studies in American History v. 42)

By: Emily J. Teipe (author)Hardback

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Contents

List of Illustrations i List of Tables ii Foreword iii Acknowledgments v Introduction 1 I. "Paying our Deliverers": The Revolutionary War Pensions 9 II. "A Burthen on the Charity of their Country": Revolutionary Veteran Advocates and Advocate Groups 35 III. "I am Wholly Destitute of Property": the Life Course of Male Veterans of the Revolutionary War 67 IV. "Then Came the Old Devil Women": Female Revolutionary Soldiers, Veterans and Pensioners 101 V. Standing Just Behind the Tents: Revolutionary War Widows as Pensioners 129 Conclusion: "In the Odious Light of a Pension" 149 Appendix 159 Bibliography 221 Index 237

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  • publication date: 30/09/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780773471009
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 244
  • ID: 9780773471009
  • ISBN10: 0773471006

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