HANG HER HIGH! THE ORDEAL OF OLD SOOK, A LOYALIST WOMAN
- Capt. John Saunders of the Queen's Rangers: The Portrait and the Man. Urwin, Gregory J. W. // Military Collector & Historian;Spring2006, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p110
The article presents a biography for the Anglo-American Loyalist and later Canadian Chief Justice John Saunders. Details are given highlighting Saunders' prominence during the U.S. Revolutionary War as a Loyalist captain of the Queen's Rangers regiment. Discussion is offered relating to several...
- Istoriografiia SSHA o problemakh loializma. Ushakov, Vladimir Aleksandrovich // Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo Universiteta, Seriia 2: Istoriia;2010, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p72
Works of American historians published since mid-19th century are analyzed. The author describes the traditional (pro-patriotic) and revisionist trends in the US historiography. Research goals and methods of different scholars and major results of their scholarly pursuits are reviewed
- MASSACRE & RETRIBUTION. Soodalter, Ron // Military History;Sep2011, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p44
The article examines the participation of Iroquois Indians on the side of Great Britain during the U.S. Revolutionary War. A massacre of civilians in Cherry Valley, New York state by Iroquois and Loyalist Americans fighting for Great Britain on November 11, 1778 is discussed. A subsequent...
- The Strange Fate of the Black Loyalists. Eno, R. D. // American Heritage;Jun/Jul1983, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p102
Focuses on the impact of the revolution on black slaves and loyalists in the U.S. in 1775. Details of the withdrawal of troops from the Northeast and the evacuation of New York, England's last foothold in the U.S.; Provisions of a British law for the right of property in slaves; Challenges...
- A loyalist's journey: James Parker's response to the revolutionary crisis. Mason, Keith // Virginia Magazine of History & Biography;1994, Vol. 102 Issue 2, p139
Presents the story of James Parker and other loyalists during the American Revolution. Unique position of middling ranks; Parker's background; Devotion to the British empire; Effect of crowd violence on Parker.
- The price of dissent. Stout, Harry S. // Christian History;1996, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p38
Discusses Christians who argued against independence from Britain during the American Revolution. Two reasons why many Anglicans in the South opposed armed resistance; Effect of Anglican's loyalty to England; More.
- THEY SIGNED AWAY THEIR LIVES FOR YOU. Butterfield, Roger // Saturday Evening Post;Nov1975, Vol. 247 Issue 8, p56
Discusses the difficulties faced by the men who have signed the Declaration of Independence in the U.S. in July 1776. Number of men who signed the Declaration of Independence; Political conditions in the U.S. in 1776; Actions taken by the British and Tories against merchant Francis Lewis,...
- Disaffected & Displaced. Ward, Harry M. // Patriots of the American Revolution;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p28
The article focuses on the pressure of the American Revolution to many Americans to become displaced persons. It says that many people have left the colonies on their own volition from fear of harm due to their pro-British or neutral views during the American Revolution. It adds laws which...
- Sam Wire and the Cow-boys. Weaver, Philip D. // Military Collector & Historian;Spring2007, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p47
The article discusses Samuel Wire, a Connecticut man who served in several regiments during the U.S. Revolutionary War. The author provides biographical information on Wire, who was an indentured apprentice before joining the 2d Light Dragoons. The article cites Wire's widow, Eunice Gould Wire,...