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My Brother Sam is Dead Author: by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier Category: Historical Fiction Summary: This starts out in the 1770's during the Revolution War and Samuel Meeker or Sam for short just interred the room of the tavern and he chimes into everybody Who's waiting to eat, he also comes in saying beating the Lobster Backs. His father, Eliphalet Meeker but known as Life for brief, begins arguing with boy. After some time they calmed down and modify the subject. Eventually Tim Meeker or occasionally known as Timmy, the narrator and a few of the most important two character's of this story in the narrative goes out into the barn to milk the cow Old Pru. Witches are one of his everyday actions and ask Sam to join him. Even though Tim is milking Old Pru he's speaking to Sam about how has he been lately and what is he doing back in the home. And Sam informs him fact why he is back in the home, and it is to get the Brown Bess. Which really is the family's gun and Tim declares that he can't tell Mom or Dad. Well in the morning when Sam try's to get the Brown Bess his dad catches him and then they make big fight whether he's going to resist the British or not and eventually his father throws him outside the house. While the Meeker's are at Church, Sam goo's back to the Tavern, in which his family resides and work's and he stills the Brown Bess. Well later on the Rebel's or even the patriot's or now known as the American's. Went threw the city of Redding. That is where the Meeker's reside. They where going door to door. Taking peoples firearms and products. When they came into the Tavern they where demanding for there gun. They would not believe that there kid stole it and took it with him to the Rebel's camp and they would not believe him make it Tori land and that they where threatening to kill Life when they didn't give them there gun. Then Tim raced outside the door and then he ran to undergo Colonel Read. Because he knew that Sam had been a Rebel and colonel read was a colonel for the Rebel's, but once he got to where he had been he watched Sam with all the Gun sleeping by it. He then grabbed it and started running back into his home and if he was half way there Sam awakened and was yelling him to stop but he wouldn't stop, but since Sam was older and larger he caught Tim right as they reach the city of Redding. Then Tim needed to describe what had happen and Sam did not want to return but that he went with Tim only in cas...