Alexander Macgregor & J. P. Maclean
The astonishing life of one of Scotland’s most famous daughters
Anyone who knows about the abortive 1745 Jacobite Rising in Scotland, knows the romantic tale of how, after the catastrophi..
J. W. Fortescue
The British Army at war with revolutionary America
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume history is a ..
Max Von Eelking, and Joseph George Rosengarten
Britain’s German Army at War
The Hessian became something of a ‘bogey-man’ to the revolutionary period American citizen. Already outraged at the treatment they had received at the hands of the gove..
An American Woman Who Fought During the American War of Independence
A famous female soldier of the Revolutionary War
There have been few notable women who have joined their nations colours to fight in its causes on the battlefield. Fewer still have actually donned ..
Reuben T. Durrett, Bennett H. Young, Henry T. Stanton & George W. Ranck
Warfare on the Kentucky Frontier Between Settlers and the British & Their Loyalist, Indian & Renegade Allies, 1782
A bloody episode of the Kentucky border
By 1782 the American War of Independence was all but coming to its close and with it the birth of a new nation and the loss of an important colony for the Br..
Colonel von Ehwald & Ezekiel Baker
Two Works on the Development of Light Troops, Their Operations & Weapons
A Treatise Upon the Duties of Light Troops
by Colonel von Ehwald
Twenty-Three Years Practice and Observations with Rifle Guns&a
An iconic weapon and the soldiers who carried it
This remarkable and unique Leonaur edition comprises two vital accounts; one concerning the development of the military rifle in the British Army an..
The Adventurous Life of Robert Rogers of the Rangers
The most famous ranger—and the father of covert warfare
As the ‘age of sail’ progressed the great nations of Europe understood that the lands and wealth of the globe were within the grasp of their ..
W. H. Wilkin
British Military Commanders of the American War of Independence 1775-83
Fine soldiers in a lost war
It is inevitable that the men and events of wars won endure in the public memory far longer than those that are lost. The history of America in the 18th century is confu..
Ernest Cruikshank, Henry U. Swinnerton & Isaac A. Chapman
Three Accounts of the American War of Independence: The Story of Butler’s Rangers and the Settlement of Niagara by Ernest Cruikshank, The Story of Cherry Valley by Henry U. Swinnerton & Wyoming Valley a Sketch of Its Early Annals by Isaac A. Chapman
Loyalist rangers of the American War of Independence
It is, perhaps, in the the character of the American Rangers of the eighteenth century that they would be perceived in entirely different ways d..
Cyrus Townsend Brady
The Conflicts on the Eastern Frontiers With Indian Tribes and the British During the 18th Century
The Bloody years of the birth of a nation
The inexorable drive westward was to be the course of the American nation until it had firmly established itself from the Atlantic to the Pacific. For many..
Riflemen in green
Popular historical fiction has brought focus to Wellington’s Green jacketed riflemen. The hero of those novels is, as most readers know, a member of the 95th regiment. The subject..
Ellis H. Roberts
The Conflict for the Mohawk Valley During the American War of Independence
The battle for the Mohawk
Throughout history there have been many battles but few, other than those that were momentous, have endured in the collective memory. The Battle of Oriskany will be memora..
Cyrus Townsend Brady
Battles on Land and Sea from the American war of Independence, the North West Indian War, the Wars with France and Tripoli and the War of 1812
Volume 2 of the American Fights and Fighters series
Cyrus Brady's, 'Fights and Fighters' series became popular after its fourth volume, Indian Fights and Fighters captured the public imagination an..
John L. Hardenbergh, William McKendry, William Elliott Griffis & Simon L. Adler
Against the Four Nations of the Iroquois & Loyalists by the Continental Army
A decisive campaign of the American War of Independence
The fast moving political situation of the latter part eighteenth century in America impacted upon the indigenous Indian tribes of the easter..
A patriot of the War of Independence
Connecticut born Ethan Allen was a complex, ruthless, driven personality. He formed 'the Green Mountain Boys' who were little more than a gang of thugs intent o..