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American colonial militia

by James B. Whisker

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Militia -- History -- 17th century.,
    • United States -- Militia -- History -- 18th century.,
    • United States -- History, Military -- To 1900.,
    • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementJames Biser Whisker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE181 .W59 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination5 v. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL680631M
      ISBN 100773485201, 0773485228, 0773485244, 0773485260, 0773485287
      LC Control Number97027189

      Manuscript/Mixed Material George Washington Papers, Series 6, Military Papers, , Subseries 6A, French and Indian War and the American Revolution, Virginia Colonial Militia Memorandum Book, April-May, Great book that delves into various aspects of the military struggle for American Independence. Contents. The American Revolution Today. 9: A New Look at the Colonial Militia. The Spectrum of Imperial Possibilities Henry Ellis and Thomas Pownall The Empire Militant Thomas Gage and the Coming of War A People Numerous 4/5(3).

      List of Flags during the American Revolutionary War from The early days of the American Revolution led to the use of many flags as the colonists struggled with the aims of the revolt, whether rights within the British Empire or outright independence.   The Founders envisioned the militia as a guardian of states' rights and the people's liberties; today this vital role is fulfilled by State Guard units, also known as State Defense Force units. by.

      A Chronicle of North Carolina During the American Revolution, – Raleigh: North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History. Durham, J. Lloyd. "Outfitting an American Revolutionary Soldier, Equipment of a Militiaman". NCPedia; Haun, Weynette Parks (). Militarily, the colonial militia was the primary instrument of defense for the American colonies. By the latter part of the 17th century, the militia had become more complex, as local militias continued to function as local defense forces, while militia volunteers and draftees made up the provincial expeditionary forces for major campaigns.


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