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American Revolution (the British side)

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  • Charles de Salaberry (1778 - 1829)
    From Wikipedia (English) : Lieutenant Colonel Charles-Michel d'Irumberry de Salaberry, CB (November 19, 1778 - February 27, 1829) was a French-speaking Canadian of the seigneurial class who served as...
  • Col. Rudolphus Ritzema (1738 - 1803)
    Colonel Rudolphus Ritzema (1739–1803) was an American officer in the New York Line during the American Revolutionary War, and later changed sides, serving as a lieutenant colonel in a British regimen...
  • Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, KB (1761 - 1809)
    LIEUTENANT-GENERAL SIR JOHN MOORE Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore is the son of Doctor John Moore and his wife Jean Simson. He was born on 13 November 1761 and his baptism was registered on 16 Nove...
  • John Kane (1734 - 1808)
    John Kane was a Tory in the American Revolution and his house in Pawling, New York was occupied by George Washington during the war. The house is now the property of historical society.
  • Col. George Wray (1728 - 1804)
    George Wray was born in England in 1728, and settled in New York during the French and Indian War. On June 21,1765, he married Catharina Ten Broeck (b.1737), with whom he had at least three children: J...

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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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Commanders

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