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Experiences of a camp follower. by Muriel Lester

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Published by International Fellowship of Reconciliation .
Written in English

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A camp follower who, after her husband's death, sought to obtain his pension for service as a commissary guard in the Revolutionary War. Her deposition document, in which she describes cooking for soldiers, talking with General Washington, withstanding British cannon fire at Yorktown and, finally, witnessing the British surrender, reveals the important and active role camp followers often. Camp Follower One Army Brat's Story book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this memoir, Michele Sabad takes us on one ar 4/5. camp follower definition: 1. a person who is interested in and supports a particular political party or other organization. Learn more.   As I read through "Camp Follower", I compared my experiences to Michele's. It was viewing similar terrain through a different lens. After finishing the book, I felt that if I were to meet Michele for the first time, we'd be instant friends and would spend hours and hours talking about our military lives/5(21).