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American Revolution (the British side)

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  • Col. George Taylor (1733 - 1799)
    An officer in the Colonial Militia. He gave up his commission in July 1776 and joined the Loyal Volunteers as a Colonel in the King's Service.
  • John Potts, Jr, of East Nantmeal (1738 - 1810)
    alternate death claim: July 3 1793 - Valley Forge, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania see also : The Old Iron Forge: "Valley Forge" Howard M. Jenkins The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography Vol....
  • Colonel Henry Gesner (1756 - 1850)
    Served with Kings Orange Rangers with twin brother Abraham. Disbanded after American Revolution at Saint John, N.B. Purchased land in Cornwallis Twp., Kings County. See: "Loyalists in Nova Scotia", ed...
  • Capt. Samuel Kipp (1753 - 1803)
    Name: Samuel KIPP Given Name: Samuel Surname: Kipp Prefix: Capt. Sex: M Birth: 16 Dec 1753 in North Castle, Westchester Co., NY, USA Death: 23 Feb 1803 in Montreal, QC, Can Burial: 25 Feb 1803 Anglic...
  • Hon. Charles Ward Apthorp (1726 - 1797)
    wikipedia Charles Ward Apthorp Jr. (1729-1797) was the eldest son of prominent and wealthy Boston-born British agent Charles Apthorp in Massachusetts. He assembled the property in Manhattan through pu...

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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Commanders

Military and Militia Units

• 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