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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)

Contents:
Title Page
Foreword
Preface
Descriptive List of Illustrations
Table of Contents
Introduction
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
Notes
Bibliography
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
Index

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