Johnny Tremain - Study Guide Chapter 12 A Man Can Stand Up Summary & Analysis

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Disguised as a British private in Pumpkin's uniform Johnny makes his way to the river looking for a boat to take him to the Charleston shore to search for Dr. Warren and Rab. He sees boatloads of wounded enlisted men thrown ashore like cordwood while the officers are cared for. He nearly betrays himself by offering to help Lieutenant Stranger but catches himself in time. Once across the river he finds a tavern keeper who is also a Son of Liberty and for the first time finds out what happened that day.

The British reached Concord, fought a skirmish at North Bridge, destroyed such munitions as hadn't been hidden, and waited for reinforcements. But when noon came without Percy's reinforcements and more and more Minute Men poured in Colonel Smith decided to try to make it back...

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