Joseph Plumb Martin’s Experience as a Soldier

Describe Joseph Plumb Martin’s experience before the Revolutionary War and his first experiences as a soldier after he enlisted.

What were your impressions of his life before and during this tumultuous time? What surprised you, what did you learn, and/or what did you find particularly interesting about his experiences? For that portion of your answer, you can give your opinion. Additionally, you can refer back to Martin’s writings for examples to help bolster your answer. If you are quoting him or citing information in your own words, then in parenthesis, put the page number where you found the information. DO NOT use any other resources other than the JPM account to answer this question.