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Military loyalists of the American Revolution

Walter T. Dornfest

Military loyalists of the American Revolution

officers and regiments, 1775-1783

by Walter T. Dornfest

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWalter T. Dornfest
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE277 .D67 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24524763M
ISBN 109780786448159
LC Control Number2010033824
OCLC/WorldCa609716003

He then founded a unit which the British called the Black Brigade. Jeremiah was a freed black man allegedly sympathetic to the British. The sacking of New Haven gave birth to a Yale legend. One hundred and eighty-five Patriot attackers were killed or wounded. The book is noted for being a balanced, fair portrayal of the revolution.

FHL book F2sLb; film item 2; or fiche [set of 12]. The book is arranged by state and then alphabetically by surname. Fortunately, many of the best United States historians have written extensively about this conflict. Tarleton commanded the Loyal Legion, later known as the British Legionat first a force consisting mostly of Pennsylvanians, but which was quickly augmented by Tory volunteers from the South. The Americans then destroyed the British-held Fort Ticonderoga, marking the end of the campaign. The British were not always kind to their black allies.

There is no single list of all those loyal to the British Crown. Others were more passive in their choice of position. Use search terms such as "loyalists" or "royalists" and your area state or country of interest to explore available resources online in Google and in each of the historical books collections listed in 5 Free Sources for Historical Books Online. However, many of Quebec's inhabitants remained neutral, resisting service to either the British or the Americans. These petitions resulted in many records of claims to the British government.


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Military loyalists of the American Revolution by Walter T. Dornfest Download PDF Ebook

For family historians the primary interest will be the compiled Refugee Roll, which provides one or more sources for each entry. Life as a Loyalist Because of their Military loyalists of the American Revolution book, Loyalists in the Thirteen Colonies were often treated as traitors.

The focus of this book is on the wives, mothers, fathers, grandparents, sisters, brothers, and children of the fighting men, and even the ill or incapacitated soldiers themselves, who were compelled to take refuge in lower Quebec during the Revolutionary War.

Examples of what you can find online include: Siebert, Wilbur H. South Carolina Loyalists in the American Revolution, second edition. Lost in this brief view are the years-long personal struggles that included administrative issues of getting land surveyed and allocated, and, more significantly, the labor of building first shelter, then home, then village infrastructure, followed by clearing land, and eventually cultivating sustainable crops, surrounded by hundreds of others facing the same challenges.

Instead of being undermined by their leaders or military commanders, O'Shaughnessy focuses on the British side of the war to understand what ultimately undermined their campaign against the colonies. An example was Tarleton's vanquishing of Patriot raiders at Fishing Creek, shortly after the battle at Camden.

At the last minute, a Tory officer recognized the ruse and ordered his men to open fire. The United States gradually transformed itself from a former colony into a superpower.

Dornfest has done an amazing job at synthesizing a diverse amount of materials and combining them in a workable index. David Hackett Fischer is a Pulitzer-Prize winning author and history professor at Brandeis University where he has been a faculty member for over 50 years.

A force of four hundred Tories under John Pyle was moving to join Tarleton. This particularly included those who had fought on the British side. Pox Americana 7.

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Angel in the Whirlwind: The Triumph of the American Revolution by Benson Bobrick Published inthis book covers the entire span of the American Revolution and also discusses the Military loyalists of the American Revolution book and events that led up to the war, such as how debt incurred from the French and Indian War prompted the British government to heavily tax the colonies which then spurred the colonists to rebel.

These are faithfully rendered and very readable, but the information they provide is of questionable value; page after page of grids with shaded boxes are useful only to those few researchers attempting to understand details of military duties within this specific regiment, while leaving the more general audience wishing for other content.

Tags from the story. The impact of this revolution cannot be ignored. Tories could take some comfort, though, from the heroic and successful defense of the fort at Ninety-Six, South Carolina, from May 22 to June 19, The fighting was as brutal as ever. In addition to this record, Dornfest provides a listing of the various provincial units employed in all of North America, including Canada, as well as the Caribbean.

Wood Published inthis book discusses the transformation American society went through as a result of the American Revolution. Lambert, Robert Stansbury.

Category:Loyalist military units in the American Revolution

Elsewhere there were few British troops and the Patriots seized control of all levels of government, as well as supplies of arms and gunpowder. These include Loyalist Regiment Muster Rolls, —This category is for provincial units and formations of Great Britain which served in the American Revolutionary 42comusa.com does not include Native American units not under British command, nor militia units.

Note: Not all of the provincial units were loyalists units, and not all of the members of the provincial units were loyalists or Americans. Informations on primary and secondary sources as well as web sites. Primary Sources Boucher, Jonathan, ed. Reminiscences of an American Loyalist.

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, Secondary Sources Allen, Thomas B. Tories: Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War.

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