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Marines in the Revolution: A History of the Continental Marines in the American Revolution, 1775-1783
by Charles R. Smith (Washington, DC: History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, 1975)
ACPL Call Number D 214.13:R32/775-83 (Govt. Docs)

Title Page
Descriptive List of Illustrations
Table of Contents
Chapter I: Birth of the Continental Marines
Chapter II: Outbreak of Hostilities: Early Marine Participation
Chapter III: The New Providence Raid
Chapter IV: Uncombined Operations, April-December 1776
Chapter V: The Trenton-Princeton Campaign
Chapter VI: New Frigates in Action and the Debacle on the Delaware, 1777
Chapter VII: Across the Atlantic, 1777-1778
Chapter VIII: A Year of Landings and Leg Irons, 1778
Chapter IX: Marines on the Mississippi, 1777-1778
Chapter X: Success at Sea and Disaster at Penobscot, 1779
Chapter XI: Sailing Against England, 1779-1781
Chapter XII: Charleston, 1780
Chapter XIII: State and Privateer Marines
Chapter XIV: Mustering Out, 1782-1783
Diary of John Trevett, Captain of Marines
Journal of William Jennison, Lieutenant of Marines
Journal of Joseph Hardy, Captain of Marines
The Narrative of Thomas Philbrook
Extract of a Letter from Capt. Samuel Nicholas, April 10, 1776
Advertisement for Marine Deserters
Continental Marine Muster, Pay, and Prize Rolls, by Richard A. Long
Biographies of Continental Marine Officers



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