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American Revolution (the British side)

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  • Rt. Hon. Sir Evan Nepean, 1st Bt. (1752 - 1822)
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  • Lieut.-Gen. Sir William Inglis, KCB (1764 - 1835)
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  • Elias Kuypers (c.1762 - d.)
    •accounts of his war-time history can be found in the book by Adrien C. Leiby The Revolutionary War in the Hackensack Valley ISBN 0-8135-0898-3 (1992) Rutgers Press p.115 n : " Though Domine Kuy...
  • Archelus Archibald Prather (1776 - 1850)
    Brice Bazel PRATER\PRATHER Surname: Prater\Prather Given Name: Brice Bazel Sex: M Birth: ABT 1776 in Laurens Co.S.C Death: BEF 1860 in Wayne CO., Tn _UID: A723C926DE254D488C9B90CA2628DA403AE5 Change Da...
  • Capt. Gideon Wright (1726 - 1782)
    Gideon Wright, Loyalist, one of the prominent men in early North Carolina who stood for law and order, was the son of John and Ruth Ludlam Wright. Gideon and his brother, Hezekiah, served in the French...

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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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)