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Military Loyalists of the American Revolution: Officers and Regiments, 1775-1783
     

Military Loyalists of the American Revolution: Officers and Regiments, 1775-1783

by Walter T. Dornfest
 

This book focuses not only on those officers residing within the borders of the 13 rebellious American colonies, but also on those of the Canadian command and the officers serving in the Caribbean Basin. Part One lists officers alphabetically, including each officer’s dates of birth and death, his home and station in life at the outbreak of war, and his

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This book focuses not only on those officers residing within the borders of the 13 rebellious American colonies, but also on those of the Canadian command and the officers serving in the Caribbean Basin. Part One lists officers alphabetically, including each officer’s dates of birth and death, his home and station in life at the outbreak of war, and his family relationships, along with his years of service, military rank and other relevant notes on his military career. Part Two includes brief descriptions of Loyalist military organizations, arranged into four geographical groupings indicating command authority.

Editorial Reviews

Patriots of the American Revolution
This work contains the foundation on which future historical research will be built...an invaluable contribution to Loyalist studies...amazing
The Journal of Southern History
valuable resource
Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research
invaluable...Military Loyalists is the fruit of the most painstaking, careful, and thorough research and represents scholarship at its best. It is an outstanding work, an essential reference for any serious student of the War for Independence
From the Publisher
“This work contains the foundation on which future historical research will be built...an invaluable contribution to Loyalist studies...amazing”—Patriots of the American Revolution; “valuable resource”—The Journal of Southern History; “invaluable...Military Loyalists is the fruit of the most painstaking, careful, and thorough research and represents scholarship at its best. It is an outstanding work, an essential reference for any serious student of the War for Independence”—Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research; “a detailed work...impressive...invaluable tool”—The NYMAS Review; “this book has been too long in coming...the most complete and authoritative source available...extensively researched”—Reference Reviews.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786448159
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
11/22/2010
Pages:
524
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.04(d)

Meet the Author

Walter T. Dornfest is a retired librarian and professor emeritus from the City University of New York's College of Staten Island. He lives in Fayetteville, Pennsylvania.

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