World of the Common Soldier

(Articles, Published and Unpublished)

John U. Rees 136 North Sugan Road, New Hope, Pa. 18938 Phone: (215) 862-2348 Email: Enlistment and Conscription (List 7 of 15) Continental Army draft , vol. 1, 250 (300 words); German soldiers serving in British regiments, vol. 1, 424-425 (250 words); Entries in Mark M. Boatner, Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, Harold E. Selesky, ed. (2nd Edition, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2006) “Friedrich Lacour: A German Deserter with the Second New Jersey Regiment,” Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 7, no. 4 (2004), 55-56. “`The pleasure of their number’: 1778, Crisis, Conscription, and Revolutionary Soldiers’ Recollections”
Part I. “’Filling the Regiments by drafts from the Militia.’: The 1778 Recruiting Acts” Part II. "’Fine, likely, tractable men.’: Levy Statistics and New Jersey Service Narratives” Part III. "He asked me if we had been discharged …”: New Jersey, Massachusetts, New York, Maryland, and North Carolina Levy Narratives”

ALHFAM Bulletin, vol. XXXIII, no. 3 (Fall 2003), 23-34; no. 4 (Winter 2004), 23-34; vol. XXXIV, no. 1 (Spring 2004), 19-28. "`He Come Out with us this time As a Volunteer': Soldiers Serving Without Pay in the Second New Jersey Regiment, 1777-1780," Military Collector & Historian, vol. XLV, no. 4 (Winter 1993), 154-155. "`The new Leveys are coming in dayly ...': The Nine Month Draft in the Second New Jersey Regiment and Maxwell's New Jersey Brigade” (Including a study of "The Use and Effect of the Nine-Month Draft in the Other Brigades of Washington's Army"), included in "I Expect to be stationed in Jersey sometime...": An Account of the Services of the New Jersey Regiment, December 1777 to June 1778, Part I MSS (1994), for which see Regimental and Battalion Studies.)

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