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The Hessians : mercenaries from Hessen-Kassel in the American Revolution

Author: Rodney Atwood
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002, ©1980.
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
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Atwood, Rodney.
Hessians.
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002, ©1980
(DLC) 79020150
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Atwood
OCLC Number: 797857003
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 292 pages :) : maps
Contents: List of maps; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Note on German ranks and currency; Introduction; 1. The German soldier trade; 2. The Hessians go to America; 3. The victories of 1776; 4. The Battle of Trenton; 5. The campaigns of 1777-81; 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; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Rodney Atwood.

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