The Hessians : mercenaries from Hessen-Kassel in the American Revolution (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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The Hessians : mercenaries from Hessen-Kassel in the American Revolution

Author: Rodney Atwood
Publisher: Cambridge, Eng. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Atwood
ISBN: 052152637X 9780521526371
OCLC Number: 54811383
Description: xi, 292 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The German soldier trade --
The Hessians go to America --
The victories of 1776 --
The Battle of Trenton --
The campaigns of 1777-81 --
Anglo-Hessian relations --
The Hessian view of the American Revolution --
Hessian plundering --
Hessian desertion --
Recruiting in Germany --
The impact of the war on Hessen.
Responsibility: Rodney Atwood.

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