Dispatches: The Podcast of the Journal of the American Revolution

E23: Philip D. Weaver: The Court Martial of Captain Joel Pratt

July 14, 2019

This week our guest is JAR contributor Philip D. Weaver. In 1775, Captain Joel Pratt was issued a warrant from the state of Massachusetts to lead a company of fifty-six men. By the end of the year, he was court-martialed. In this episode we discuss the history, process, and effect of the court martial is during the American Revolution. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.