Ebenezer Denny Essay | Student Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Ebenezer Denny's Journal.
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Ebenezer Denny's Journal

Summary: Discusses the Ebenezer Denny journals found in The American Revolution, Writings from the War of Independence. Provides details on the life of Denny and examines his motivation for fighting in the war.
Ebenezer Denny was a native of the rural suburban area of Pennsylvania called Carlisle. He gives no mention of a family before entrance into the war at the age of twenty. It's assumed he came from a middle class family and

achieved enough education, both from serving in the army and schooling prior to his entrance, to be a proficient writer and later a notable political figure. Ebenezer Denny had motivation to fight the war for many reason, but the most significant reason was to fulfill personal ambitions that would develop him and later carry him through life.

A major reason for many of the troops to join the army during the American Revolution was to know they were doing something to better the future lives of their family. Although there is no mention of a family by Denny, it's assumed he had a future wife and...

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