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Joseph Plumb Martin: Private Yankee Doodle

How We Became America: The Untold Story

What were the day to day struggles faced by the common soldiers of the Continental Army? How did they stay alive? The memoir of Joseph Plumb Martin - or ‘Private Yankee Doodle’, veteran of battles and harsh winters - paints a vivid picture. (Runtime 2:42)

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