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A Drummer in Red

4.67  ·  Rating details ·  3 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Lewis Elliot and his mother, Stella, are forced to flee their Baltimore home for the modest farm of their cousins in Gloucester County, Virginia. They arrive just as the feared Lord Cornwallis and the hated Colonel Banastre Carleton take up residence in Gloucester Point and across the York River in Yorktown. The war heats up as Cornwallis fortifies Yorktown and Carleton ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published January 8th 2020 by Intense Publications
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Stanley McShane
Jan 22, 2020 rated it really liked it
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A credible story of the time in this coming of age saga of the youngsters in the Revolutionary War of Gloucester County, Virginia. Lewis Elliott and his mother are forced to join his cousins as Cornwallis takes up a position in Yorktown. Lewis' older cousin Lloyd is eager to join the battle with his dad, while Tetty works with his Aunt Virginia to feed and care for their now extended family.

Lewis begins to insert himself in providing services where he can and meets a young French chef's
Virginia Heslinga
Jan 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A Drummer in Red offers the best combination of storytelling and facts. Although it stands in the young adult category, any person who enjoys reading, 6th grade to a senior citizen, could be entertained and informed from the story of Lewis Elliot and his family during the last months of the Revolutionary War. Fighting, loss, betrayal, love, death, confusion, friendship, forgiveness, survival, values, choices, and communication challenges fill the days for Lewis and his family. This book offers ...more
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A Drummer in Red by Gordon Saunders is a fast-paced and intriguing way for young adults to enjoy history. A book full of informationthat is presented in a fun captivatingway. *I received a complimentary copy from RABT Book Tours and the author in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.* ...more
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