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American Revolution (the British side)

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  • Peter Wyant (1760 - 1838)
    From A family’s historical memory… of a Hessian ancestor, Posted on August 31, 2008 by Robert Moore (Blog entry, no citations) Incidentally, the other Hessian ancestor (at least it seems quite poss...
  • Dr. John Jeffries (1745 - 1819)
    was a Loyalist Boston physician, scientist, and a military surgeon with the British Army in Nova Scotia and New York during the American Revolution. Biographical Notes John Jeffries (1745-1819), A....
  • Luke Knowlton (1738 - 1810)
    Judge Luke Knowlton, was a "loyalist" in the Revolutionary War. Not a popular person following the War of Independence, eventually, he was given land in Canada by the British Government. from: HON....
  • Sir Frederick Philipse Robinson, GCB (1763 - 1852)
    Sir Frederick Philipse Robinson, GCB (September 1763 – 1 January 1852) was a soldier, born in the Highlands, near New York, in September 1763, who fought for Britain during the American War of Indepe...
  • Joseph Knapp (b. - 1836)
    • Joseph Knapp, U.E. Loyalist, born October 14, 1745, was the great-great-great-grandson of William Knapp, born in England about 1578 who came to America in 1630 and was one of the first settlers of Wa...

Scope of Project

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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Military and Militia Units

Links and References

• 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)

Confiscation of Property in Pennsylvania