The Fighting Ground - Study Guide Pages 16 through 28 Summary & Analysis

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The tavern keeper gives Jonathan a flintlock musket—older than his father's and six-feet long. Jonathan has to handle the weapon with two hands. As the butt rests on the floor, the gun is much taller than he is and weighs about 12 pounds. The tavern keeper makes Johnathan swear to return the gun. He gives Jonathan a gunpowder horn and strings a bag with thirty cartridges around his neck. The tavern keeper stresses to Jonathan that he does not have to go. Jonathan lies and says he has his father's permission to join the fight. The tavern owner seems to be wary of the Corporal. Jonathan emerges from the tavern with his musket. He sees the Corporal on his mount already riding south on Pennington Road. Jonathan joins the others on foot, walking south to Pennington.

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Jonathan is having a difficult time carrying the...

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