Benjamin Martin Chapter Summary

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Benjamin Martin, a veteran of the French and Indian War, raising his seven children on his farm in South Carolina. His eldest son, Gabriel, wants to fight in the Revolution War; Benjamin did not share the same interest. While in Charleston for the congress meeting, it is voted that South Carolina join the war against the British against Benjamin's advice. Gabriel enlists in the Continental army. The war wages on for two more years and Gabriel writes letters to his family. One night, gunfire is heard outside the family home. As Benjamin draws a pistol to a wounded soldier that entered the home, it was Gabriel trying deliver dispatches. Benjamin gives him care, and to the other wounded soldiers, both Continental and British, through the night
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