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American Revolution (the British side)

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  • James Vashon (1742 - 1827)
    James Vashon (9 August 1742 – 27 October 1827) was a British officer of the Royal Navy. He saw service during the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary ...
  • Admiral James Saumarez, 1st Baron de Saumarez (1757 - 1836)
    Admiral James Saumarez, 1st Baron de Saumarez (or Sausmarez), GCB (11 March 1757 – 9 October 1836) was an admiral of the British Royal Navy,[1] notable for his victory at the Bat Early service...
  • Admiral Sir Robert Barlow (1757 - 1843)
    Wikipedia contributors. " Robert Barlow (Royal Navy officer) ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.
  • Graf August Wilhelm Antonius Neithardt v. Gneisenau (1760 - 1831)
    war ein preußischer Generalfeldmarschall und Heeresreformer (vergleiche Preußische Reformen). Er hatte als Blüchers Stabschef wesentlichen Anteil am Sieg bei Waterloo. Gneisenau ...
  • Captain James Lyon, 35th Foot (b. - 1775)
    Captain James Lyon, 35th Foot was killed in the Battle of Bunker Hill while serving in the British army during the American Revolution.

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A list of participants (on both sides) is included in the linked document:

Military leadership in the American Revolutionary War

Most of us think of the American Revolution just concentrated on what became the continental U.S., but the Caribbean-West Indies plays a major part! At the end of the war, quite a few Blacks who fought with the British were transferred to Caribbean islands.

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