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Militia is a historical fiction set in the revolutionary war era in Marlborough, Massachusetts. The story begins in 1769 in colonial New England, at a time when Patriots and Tories changed from neighbors to enemies. William Mitchell is an orchard farming minuteman who struggles with the rigors of war and maintaining his home life. His story highlights the actual men from the Massachusetts, Militia who responded to the alarm at Lexington.  Their fight will take them to Bunker Hill, Saratoga and Monmouth until it finishes at the Battle of Rhode Island. His military exploits parallel the brave men from his community, as seen through the eyes of a young private who advances to the leader of a guerrilla fighting unit. He signed up as a loyal Patriot defending his home and concludes his story as a representative for Massachusetts that is assigned to the ratification of the US Constitution.