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American Revolution (the British side)

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  • Jesse Pawling (c.1755 - 1799)
    Pawling, Jesse Revolutionary War Records Jesse Pawling was listed employed by the Indian Department in the Indian Country to be paid £76.10 at the rate of 6 shillings per day for 255 days of service ...
  • Sally Caroline Whittaker (1818 - 1898)
    Citation from the Toronto Archives MS412 Reel 1 Copy 5, 103323-5 Notes Transcription of text in document: A list of marriages by the Rev. Hermanus Hayunga, Minister of the Gospel in the Lut...
    Margaret Ellen Bush (1802 - 1890)
    "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 March 2018), Margt Warner in entry for Henry Bush and Rachel Wort, 26 Dec 1859; citing Stormont, Ontario, Cana...
  • Vice-Admiral Francis William Drake (1724 - 1787)
    Francis William Drake was an officer of the Royal Navy. He served during the War of the Austrian Succession, the Seven Years' War and the American War of Independence, rising to the rank of vice-admira...
  • Admiral Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke (1768 - 1831)
    Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke KCB (6 June 1768 – 5 May 1831) was an officer of the Royal Navy. He served during the American Revolutionary, the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, eventually rising...

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

• 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