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Revolutionary soldier by A. Chappel

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Summary of the Life of Captain David Perry
Title Page, 1998 edition
Editor's Note, 1998 edition
Editor's Note, 1928 edition
Title Page, 1822 edition
Advertisement [Preface], 1822 edition
Original Copyright Notice (1822 edition)
 
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jumpecollections of an Old Soldier: The Life of Captain David Perry  
 
jump PART ONE:  MASSACHUSETTS YEARS.  END of web page
 
King George's War  (War of the League of Augsburg).
 
I: Childhood 1741-1757. Parentage, King George's War
(the "Old French War") & the Beginning of the French and
Indian War ("French War").
 
French & Indian War  (Seven Years' War).
 
II: Ticonderoga 1758. First Campaign. Rank: Private.
Abercrombie's Unsuccessful Assault,
III: Québec 1759. Second Campaign. Rank: Private.
Hazen's Rangers at the Siege of Québec City.
IV: Nova Scotia 1760-61.Third Campaign: Rank: Private.
New England Planters in the Minas Country.
V: Newfoundland 1761-62. Fourth Campaign: Rank: Sergeant.
Citadel Hill at Halifax, Nova Scotia and the Recapture of
St. John's, Newfoundland.
 
jump PART TWO:  CONNECTICUT YEARS.  END of web page
 
VI: Killingly 1762-1775. Marriage, Tanning and Shoemaking.
 
Revolutionary War  (1st War for Independence).
 
VII: The Siege of Boston 1775-76. Fifth Campaign;
First Campaign of the Revolution. Rank: 2nd Lieutenant.
VIII: Winter in Providence, R.I.   1776-77. Sixth Campaign;
Second Campaign of the Revolution. Rank: 1st Lieutenant.
IX: The Home Front 1777-1779. Poverty, and Efforts in
Recruiting Men.
 
jump PART THREE:  NEW HAMPSHIRE YEARS. END of web page
X: Plainfield 1779-1797. Selectman, and Militia Service.
Rank: Captain.
 
jump PART FOUR:  VERMONT YEARS. END of web page
 
War of 1812  (2nd War for Independence).
 
XI: Chelsea 1797-1819. A New State and The War of 1812 (begin.).
XII: Admonition to Future Generations (1819). The War of 1812 (cont.)
 

 
Selected Endnotes
Selected Influences
Appendices:
Appendix A.  Editions
Appendix B.  Book Images and Descriptions
Appendix C.  Biographies of Editors [forthcoming]
Appendix D.  Errata to the Alden and Polyanthos editions
Sources for Editions
Acknowledgments
Index
 
 
jump ADDENDA.
Parents and Siblings
Ancestors
Descendants
Personal Ancestral File (PAF) Data
 

Excerpts from Recollections:
    "FACT OR FICTION: References to Capt. David Perry's Words" by D.G. Jones © 2003
    "Captain David Perry: Provincial Soldier, American Patriot" by D.G. Jones © 1998
    The Admonition of Capt. David Perry (excerpt from Recollections, 1998 edition)
    The Near-death Experience of David Perry (excerpt from Recollections, 1998 edition)
 

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