Scope of Project
A list of participants (on both sides) is included in the linked document:
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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Military and Militia Units
- British Regiments in Canada (and Jamaica)
- History and Uniform of the 60th (Royal American) Regiment of Foot, 1755-1760
- King's Royal Rifle Corps
- HIS MAJESTY'S FOOT: COLORS OF BRITISH FOOT REGIMENTS OF THE LINE, 1751-1801
Links and References
- Blacks during the American Revolution
- Black Loyalists: Our History, Our People
- The Bahamas
- The Names of Loyalist Settlers and Grants of Land Which They Received from the Bahamian Government: 1778 - 1783
- Black Loyalist Directory (book one), An Enumeration of United Empire Loyalists that became Canadian Citizens and Freemen and Free Women.
- AMERICAN LOYALISTS IN JAMAICA 1783: LAND GRANTS
• The Revolutionary War in the Hackensack Valley ~ The Jersey Dutch and the Neutral Ground - Adrien C. Leiby (1962) (1980) (1992) ISBN: 0-8135-0898-3
• Father Knickerbocker Rebels ~ New York City During the Revolution - Thomas Jefferson Wertenbacker (1948)