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American Revolution (the British side)

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  • Eldad Tupper (1754 - 1832)
    Eldad Tupper was a Loyalist, who came to Canada from Nova Scotia with sons Lemuel and Mayhew Tupper. He was a son of Prince Tupper of Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Eldad Tupper was banned from...
  • Charles Ogle, 2nd Baronet (1775 - 1858)
    Sir Charles Ogle, 2nd Baronet (May 24, 1775 – June 16, 1858) was Admiral of the Fleet in the Royal Navy. He was the eldest son of Admiral Sir Chaloner Ogle, 1st Baronet, a grandnephew of Sir Cha...
  • Sir William George Fairfax (1738 - 1813)
    Sir William George Fairfax (8 March 1739 – 7 November 1813) was a vice-admiral in the Royal Navy and the progenitor of the Fairfax Baronets. His most notable service was as Admiral Adam Duncan...
  • Capt. John Aikman (1764 - 1841)
    Notes Note: Crown Patentee, Con 1, Lot 1, Barton, Broken Front Lot 1. From Loyalist Ancestors- John AIKMAN Capt., U.E. 1764, 1 Nov 1841. John's name appears in the Haldimand Papers as being on the...
  • Colonel Guy Johnstone (c.1740 - 1788)
    Guy Johnson (c.1740 – 5 March 1788) was an Irish-born military officer and diplomat for the Crown during the American Revolutionary War. He was the son of either John or Warren Johnson of Smiths...

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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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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)