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American Revolution (the British side)

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  • Thomas Taylor Byrd (1752 - 1821)
    Thomas Taylor Byrd was born at Westover on the James River, Charles City County, Virginia, on 7 January 1752, the second son of Col. William Byrd III and his first wife, Elizabeth Hill (Carter) Byrd. H...
  • Lt. Colonel Robert Rogers (1731 - 1795)
    ) Elite Special Force Rangers were organized in 1756 by Major Robert Rogers, a native of New Hampshire, who recruited nine companies of American colonists to fight for the British during the French a...
  • John Twibell (1760 - 1853)
    John Twibell Birth: Mar. 14, 1760 County Monaghan, Ireland Death: Jul. 21, 1853 Montpelier Blackford County Indiana, USA Burial: Twibell North Cemetery, Montpelier, Blackford County, Indiana, U...
  • Captain Richard Lippincott, U.E. (1745 - 1826)
    ) Captain Richard Lippincott, U.E. (January 2, 1745 – 1826) was an American-born Loyalist who served in the British army during the American War of Independence. He is best known for his part ...
  • John Sargent (1750 - 1824)
    ) John Sargent (24 December 1750, Salem - 24 January 1824) was an American Loyalist during American Revolution. A Methodist merchant from Salem, Massachusetts, he was the second son of Colonel Ep...

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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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