Over the Mountains to Freedom tells the tale of real men who fought in the Revolutionary War. Lewis T. Rich brings to you the exciting tale of a young man, Major Jonathan Tipton, who fought desperately to protect his family and prevailed in key battles in the fight for freedom and independence.
LEWIS T. RICH served as an active-duty commissioned officer in the armed forces of the United States and also volunteered for a short stint in the reserves. He worked for a major defense industry contractor serving the U.S. military for seventeen years. Rich’s heritage includes eight ancestors who fought on the American side in the Revolutionary War. His wife, Deborah, a member of the Fort San Nicholas Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, is a descendant of several Revolutionary War heroes, including Major Jonathan Tipton III.