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CD: Les Combattants Francais De La Guerre Americaine, 1778-1783: Listes etablies d’apres les documents authentiques deposes aux Archives Nationales et aux Archives du Ministere de la Guerre

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Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD4320


The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution was created to "perpetuate the memory of the men who, by their services or sacrifices during the war of the American Revolution, have achieved the work of independence…" as well as other lofty principles. Mr. Paul Wentworth Linebarger desired to create sections of this society in France. In order to do so, it was necessary to reconstitute the lists of the French soldiers and sailors who took part in ... View more info

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Revolutionary War Bounty Land Grants: Awarded by State Governments

By: Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc:

Seller ID: 315119


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Yorktown 1781 [C47]

By: N/A

Price: $18.95

Publisher: OSPREY:

Seller ID: 326884


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CD: Reminiscences and Memorials of Men of the Revolution and Their Families

By: A. B. Muzzey

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3458


This volume contains chapters on topics such as: The Society of Cincinnati, Revolutionary Men in the War of 1812, The Antislavery Movement, Men of the Southern and Middle States, and Personal Recollections of the Battle of Lexington. There are also chapters on specific individuals or families such as: Otis, Adams, Quincy, Lincoln, Parker, Munroe, Brown, Kirkland, Ellery, William Ellery Channing, Oliver Hazard Perry, Andrew Jackson, Lafayette, Boutelle, and Emerson. View more info

Masquerade: The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier

By: Alfred Young

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2005

Seller ID: 761853


In Masquerade, Alfred F. Young scrapes through layers of fiction and myth to uncover the story of Deborah Sampson, a Massachusetts woman who passed as a man and fought as a soldier for seventeen months toward the end of the American Revolution.Deborah Sampson was not the only woman to pose as a male and fight in the war, but she was certainly one of the most successful and celebrated. She managed to fight in combat and earn the respect of her officers and peers, and ... View more info

CD: Revolutionary Records of Georgia, Volumes 1-3

By: Allen D. Chandler

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD2406


This three-volume set covers the years from 1769 to 1785 and includes a variety of records.Volume 1 (1769-1782) contains information about the Council of Safety, the Provincial Congress, the Constitution of 1777, several Acts, confiscation and banishment, and a list of Negroes paid to the Georgia State Legion. Volume 2 (1778-1785) contains information on the Minutes of Executive Council and the Journal of Land Court. Volume 3 (1781-1784) contains information about the Jo... View more info

A Sketch of the Virginia Soldier in the Revolution

By: Andrew Gallup

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: G1104


Collections of Revolutionary War artifacts seldom contain the history of individual items. Who used it? Where was it used? That information is lost. A Sketch of the Virginia Soldier in the Revolution identifies which uniforms and equipment were used by reviewing the documentary evidence. Military records, newspapers, journals and letters provided data from which a "sketch" of the soldier's appearance was drawn. Rather than create a generic soldier, this work conc... View more info

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Brutal Virtue: The Myth and Reality of Banastre Tarleton

By: Anthony Scotti

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S2099


Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton is one of the most infamous figures in the annals of American Revolutionary War history. His British Legion, popularly known as the “Green Horse” or “Tarleton’s Legion,” was an extremely mobile military formation, consisting of both cavalry and light infantry. It participated in most of the major engagements fought in the Southern theater and its Loyalist members committed frequent excesses on and off the battlefield. For Ta... View more info

Newspaper Datelines of the American Revolution, Vol. 4: November 1, 1776 to January 30, 1777

By: Armand Lucier

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L2465


In his final book, the late Mr. Lucier takes readers through the final months of the key year, 1776, to the end of January 1777. Much is happening during this time as Washington, Howe, Gates, Clinton, Lee, and Putnam scheme battle plans; British and American troops maneuver for position and struggle for victory; German auxiliary troops support the British efforts; the Empress of Russia considers siding with the British and the colonists hope to convince France to join th... View more info

Newspaper Datelines of the American Revolution, Vol. 3: May 1, 1776 to November 1, 1776

By: Armand Lucier

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L2490


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Eighteenth Century America: A Hessian Report On the People, the Land, the War) As Noted in the Diary of Chaplain Philipp Waldeck (1776-1780)

By: Bruce E. Burgoyne

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B0252


A largely unexploited source of information on life in colonial America is to be found in the diaries of those German soldiers who came to America as the so-called Hessians during the American Revolutionary War. Of all the diaries, that of Philipp Waldeck, chaplain of the 3rd English-Waldeck Regiment, contains the most thorough and all-encompassing view of life in America. His descriptions are interesting, detailed, and on a wide variety of subjects: churches, costumes,... View more info

The Trenton Commanders: Johann Gottlieb Rall and George Washington, as noted in Hessian Diaries

By: Bruce E. Burgoyne

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B0661


In the closing days of 1776, the future looked gloomy for the American colonists; their Revolution was in dire straits. The remnants of the American army in Pennsylvania, led by General George Washington, were fading away. Across the Delaware River, the English forces had gone into winter quarters and were awaiting the start of a final campaign in the spring of the coming year, when they would crush any remaining American force. A brigade of Hessian hirelings was station... View more info

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Defeat, Disaster, and Dedication

By: Bruce E. Burgoyne

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B0715


The two diaries contained in this volume were written by Lieutenant Jakob Piel of the Hesse-Cassel von Lossberg Regiment and Captain Andreas Wiederhold of the Hesse-Cassel von Knyphausen Regiment. Their careers in America paralleled each other for a part of the war: they were both members of Colonel Johann Rall's Brigade which suffered a humiliating defeat at Trenton, and both set sail from New York to Canada in 1779 in a fleet which lost ships not only to hurricanes but... View more info

Most Illustrious Hereditary Prince: Letters to Their Prince from Members of Hesse-Hanau Military Contingent in the Service of England During the American Revolution

By: Bruce E. Burgoyne

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B2375


Letters (1776-1783) from 26 men, most of them officers of the Hesse-Hanau Hereditary Prince Regiment, have been translated from the German into English by Mr. Burgoyne. The prince of the title was the Count of Hanau. He ruled over Hesse-Hanau on the Rhine River and sent a total of 2,257 men to support the English war effort in North America. (He would later become Wilhelm IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel, upon the death of his father.) Most of these letters serve as reports... View more info

Order Book of the Hesse-Cassel von Mirbach Regiment

By: Bruce E. Burgoyne

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B2530


The order book is an excellent source of information on promotions and transfers throughout the Hessian army, and provides a picture of the daily life in an infantry regiment. It also reveals detailed accounts of battle plans, drill instructions, disciplinary actions, and general procedures, and follows the Revolutionary War from the Hessian perspective. Many well known British and Hessian commanders are named in the orders, in addition to the lesser officers who were th... View more info

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Journal of the Hesse-Cassel Jaeger Corps

By: Bruce E. Burgoyne

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B2565


By the late eighteenth century, continental armies had adopted a unit comprised of men who were familiar with nature, lightly armed, and able to move quickly. They were also excellent marksmen. To fill the ranks of these units, foresters-jaegers in German, chasseurs in French-were recruited and gave the name of their profession to the units: they were jaegers. Bruce Burgoyne's translation was made from a German language document in the archives of the Morristown National... View more info

CD: Waldeck Soldiers of The American Revolutionary War

By: Bruce E. Burgoyne

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3878


Of all the Hessian units employed by England during the American Revolutionary War, none traveled more widely than the 3rd English-Waldeck Regiment. This contingent of men served in the New York-New Jersey area, West Florida, and the Mississippi River area. They were held prisoner at various times in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Orleans, Louisiana. Some deserters joined the American army and served under George Rogers Clark in the Illinois country. In addition, the un... View more info

Hessian Letters and Journals and A Memoir

By: Bruce E. Burgoyne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B3842


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The Valiant Died, The Battle of Eutaw Springs, September 8, 1781

By: Christine R. Swager

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S4102


The Valiant Died is a study of the Battle of Eutaw Springs. It examines the events of the British Southern Campaign in the American Revolution that led up to the battle, as well as the battle's aftermath and its impact on the British surrender at Yorktown. More than thirty maps by John Robertson illustrate the major battles in the south and the complicated movements of Lord Cornwallis and Major General Nathanael Greene in their cat-and-mouse quest for control of the sout... View more info

Tory Spy: A New York Frontier Family’s War Against the American Revolution

By: Daniel D. Lovelace

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: L5025


Two weeks before General Cornwallis surrendered his army at Yorktown, a Loyalist yeoman farmer who had fought alongside the British for six years was hanged as a spy at Schuylerville, New York before a crowd of his former friends and neighbors. Like the vast majority of the estimated 500,000 Loyalists who gambled on a British victory, Thomas Loveless and his family were ordinary people swept up by social and political forces beyond their control. Tory Spy analyzes this "... View more info