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The Hessians

mercenaries from Hessen-Kassel in the American Revolution

by Rodney Atwood

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, Eng, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, German.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRodney Atwood.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE268 .A89
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 292 p. :
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4416210M
      ISBN 100521228840
      LC Control Number79020150


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In Hessians: Mercenaries, Rebels, and the War for British North America historian Brady J. Crytzer explores the German experience during the American Revolution through the lives of three individuals from vastly different walks of life, all thrust into the maelstrom of North American combat.

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Crytzer explores the German experience during the American Revolution through the lives of three individuals from vastly different walks of life, all thrust into the maelstrom of North American combat.

Here are the stories of a dedicated career soldier Brand: Westholme Publishing. This book describes all major aspects of the Hessian involvement in the American War for Independence. It details all the major battles that the Hessians participated in and their important role in the Revolutionary War.

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The term "Hessians" refers to the approximat German troops hired by the British to help fight during the American Revolution. They were principally drawn from the German state of Hesse-Cassel, although soldiers from other German states also saw action in America.

(At the time, Germany was not a unified country but a collection of. Hessian Guide. Hessians remaining in America listing names.

by John Merz. page 86 - 87 reprinted here with permission. kindly sent in by Bill Hawk. THE HESSIANS and the other GERMAN AUXILIARIES OF GREAT BRITAIN IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR by Edward J.

Lowell In preparing the following book, I cannot claim to have used nearly all the very voluminous stores contained in the libraries and archives of Germany. I have, however, found original German accounts of every important engagement.

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