Pages 3 through 15
• Jonathan dreams of going to war.
• His father has been wounded, so Jonathan is needed at home.
• The town bell chimes.
• Jonathan's older brother went to war a year ago and has not been heard from since.
• Jonathan's mother hates the war.
• Jonathan's mother allows him to go to town for news from the front.
• Jonathan is hoping for a battle and planning to join.
• The boy sounding the bell says that the British soldiers are on their way.
• A stranger called the Corporal gathers an army, including Jonathan.
Pages 16 through 28
• The tavern keeper lends Jonathan a long, heavy musket.
• Jonathan lies and says he has his father's permission to fight.
• The tavern keeper, wary of the Corporal, tells Jonathan he does not have to go.
• Jonathan lags behind the others, missing the Corporal's first words.
• The Corporal now says there will be more enemy soldiers...
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