My Brother Sam Is Dead: The Revolutionary War

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My Brother Sam Is Dead Class: Rykhus 3 “My Brother Sam Is Dead” is a historical fiction novel about the American Revolution, or, the Revolutionary War. Basically in this novel, the Meeker family is torn apart by this war. Sam Meeker comes home from college wearing a uniform to tell his father that he needs to borrow the families’ brown bess to be in the American Revolutionary Army. The family has a huge argument about Sam not asking before he enlisted in the army. The Meeker family owns a tavern in Redding. Sam Meeker is a Patriot while his father “Life” Meeker is a Loyalist. The difference between these two things are the Patriots are American and the Loyalists are British. I personally would have chosen the Patriots, not only because I live
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