America’s First Veterans and the Revolutionary War Pensions

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Table of Contents

Table of contents:
Foreword; Introduction
1. “Paying our Deliverers”: The Revolutionary War Pensions
2. “A Burthen on the Charity of their Country”: Revolutionary Veteran Advocates and Advocate Groups
3. “I am Wholly Destitute of Property”: The Life Course of Male Veterans of the Revolutionary War
4. “Then Came the Old Devil Women”: Female Revolutionary Soldiers, Veterans and Pensioners
5. Standing Just Behind the Tents: Revolutionary War Widows as Pensioners
Conclusion: “In the Odious Light of a Pension”
Appendix; Bibliography; Index

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