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American Revolution (the British side)

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  • Roger Morris, II, Lt. Col. and King's Councellor (1727 - 1794)
    Wikipedia contributors. " Roger Morris (British Army officer) ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ire...
  • Mary Morris (1730 - 1825)
    Mary Philipse was George Washington's first love. She gave her heart, however, to Colonel Roger Morris. Mary, her sister and the wife of Rev. Charles Inglis were the only women accused of treason dur...
  • Colonel Alexander Campbell of Possil (deceased)
    COLONEL ALEXANDER CAMPBELL OF POSSIL He entered the army as an ensign in the 42nd Regiment in April 1769, and obtained a lieutenancy in the 2nd Battalion Royals the following year in Minorca. He move...
  • Jan "John" Paulison (1746 - 1826)
    " ... judged guilty by the Committee on Safety and held at Morristown under jail limits of one mile with a view of exchanging (him) for Americans held in prison at New York " (MCSNJ page 147) as quoted...
  • Rt. Hon. Sir Evan Nepean, 1st Bt. (1752 - 1822)
    Sir Evan Nepean, 1st Baronet (9 July 1752 – 2 October 1822) was a British politician and colonial administrator. He was the first of the Nepean Baronets. Wikipedia: Evan Nepean ---------...

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

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)