Colonial American Troops 1610-1774 (3) by RENÉ CHARTRANDColonial American Troops 1610-1774 (3) by RENÉ CHARTRAND

Colonial American Troops 1610-1774 (3)

byRENÉ CHARTRANDIllustratorDave Rickman

Paperback | January 15, 2003

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From the earliest English settlements the survival of the infant colonies in North America depended upon local militias. Before the mid-18th century royal troops were seldom shipped out from Britain, and the main burden of successive wars with the American Indians, and with Britain's colonial rivals France and Spain, fell upon locally raised units, which also fought alongside the Crown forces during the major operations of the French-Indian War of the 1750s. This final book of a fascinating three-part study covers the militias and provincial troops raised in the Carolinas, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Georgia, Nova Scotia, Hudson's Bay and Quebec Province; and also Rangers, and colors and standards.
René 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 some 20 Osprey titles and the first two volumes of C...
Title:Colonial American Troops 1610-1774 (3)Format:PaperbackPublished:January 15, 2003Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841764833

ISBN - 13:9781841764832

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Table of Contents

· South Carolina · North Carolina · Pennsylvania · Delaware · Georgia · Nova Scotia and Newfoundland · Hudsons Bay · Quebec Province · The Rangers · Colors and standards · Bibliography