Hessians : Mercenaries from Hessen Kassel in the American Revolution. (eBook, 2010) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Hessians : Mercenaries from Hessen Kassel in the American Revolution.

Hessians : Mercenaries from Hessen Kassel in the American Revolution.

Author: Rodney Atwood
Publisher: Cambridge, GBR : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study uses German, British and American manuscript sources to put the Hessians in their historical context. The encounter of the American colonists with the Hessian troops from a disciplined  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Atwood, Rodney.
Hessians : Mercenaries from Hessen Kassel in the American Revolution.
Cambridge, GBR : Cambridge University Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Atwood
ISBN: 9780511523038 0511523033
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511523038
OCLC Number: 958553923
Description: 1 online resource (306 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of maps ; Acknowledgements ; Abbreviations ; Note on German ranks and currency ; Introduction ; 1 The German soldier trade ; 2 The Hessians go to America ; THE TREATY OF 1776; THE HESSIAN CORPS; THE CROSSING TO AMERICA; 3 The victories of 1776 ; THE MERCENARIES ARRIVE; THE BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND; FROM NEW YORK TO WHITE PLAINS. THE CAPTURE OF FORT WASHINGTON4 The Battle of Trenton ; THE DEFEAT OF RALL; HEISTER RELIEVED OF COMMAND; 5 The campaigns of 1777-81 ; THE ATTACK ON REDBANK; THE JAGER AND THE LITTLE WAR; THE REGIMENT VON BOSE WITH CORNWALLIS; 6 Anglo-Hessian relations ; 7 The Hessian view of the American Revolution ; 8 Hessian plundering ; 9 Hessian desertion ; 10 Recruiting in Germany. 11 The impact of the war on Hessen 12 Conclusion ; THE HESSIANS IN AMERICA; DEBITS AND CREDITS; Appendices ; A Hessians mustered into British service 1776-82 ; B Hessian casualities in America ; C Calculation of total Hessians remaining in America. D German auxiliaries as a proportion of British strength in America E Hessian battalions and Jägercorps serving in America ; Bibliography; Index.
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