American Prisoners of the Revolution

American Prisoners of the Revolution

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qThis is the definitive work on Americans taken prisoner during the Revolutionary War. The bulk of the book is devoted to personal accounts, many of them moving, of the conditions endured by U.S. prisoners at the hands of the British, as preserved in journals or diaries kept by physicians, ships' captains, and the prisoners themselves. Of greater genealogical interest is the alphabetical list of 8, 000 men who were imprisoned on the British vessel The Old Jersey, which the author copied from the papers of the British War Department and incorporated in the appendix to the work. Also included is a Muster Roll of Captain Abraham Shepherd's Company of Virginia Riflemen and a section on soldiers of the Pennsylvania Flying Camp who perished in prison, 1776-1777q -- publisher website (August 2007).... Jacob Cox John Cox Joseph Cox (2) Portsmouth Cox William Cox Thurmal Coxen Asesen Craft Joseph Craft Matthias Craft (2) James Craig Thomas Craig Henry Crandall Oliver Crane Philip Crane Samuel Crane William ... Elijah Davies Felton Davies John Davies (9) Henry Davies Lewis Davies Richard Davies (2) Samuel Davies (3) Thomas Davies (3) William 458 American Prisoners of the Revolution.

Title:American Prisoners of the Revolution
Author:Danske Dandridge
Publisher:Genealogical Publishing Com - 2009-06-01


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