American Loyalist Troops 1775-84 by Rene Chartrand
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American Loyalist Troops 1775-84
By Rene Chartrand

American Loyalist Troops 1775-84

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American Loyalist Troops 1775-84 by Rene Chartrand

Book Description

In the American Revolutionary War, there were at times as many American volunteers in the field fighting for King George as against him. In total something between 30,000 and 50,000 of these Tories served in dozens of units, on all fronts from Canada to Florida, and many regiments distinguished themselves in battle. After the final British defeat the survivors and their families withdrew, many into Canada, where they continued to provide a loyal militia to defend the Crown territory. This book will provide up-dated and comprehensive information on unit identities, commanders, strengths, areas of enlistment, combat record, tactics, uniforms and equipment.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846033148
ISBN-10: 1846033144
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 4mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rene Chartrand

Ren_ Chartrand was born in Montreal and educated in Canada, the United States and the Bahamas. A senior curator with Canada's National Historic Sites for nearly three decades, he is now a freelance writer and historical consultant. He has written numerous articles and books including over 30 Osprey titles. The author lives in Gatineau, Quebec.

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