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Rolls of the Provincial (Loyalist) Corps, Canadian Command American Revolutionary Period

by Mary Beacock Fryer & William A. Smy

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united states, canada
list price: $10.00
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
category: History
published: 1981
ISBN:9780919670563
publisher: Dundurn
Description

These published rolls are intended to provide a fairly comprehensive list of the loyal colonials who joined the Provincial Corps of the British Army, 1775-1784, that were part of the Northern, or Canadian, command during the American Revolution. The name "Provincial corps of the British Army" applied to regiments established for loyal residents of Britain’s colonies. To conduct the war against the rebels in the Thirteen colonies, the British government organized military departments at key points which the army could control. The central department was the occupied zone around New York City; the Southern was Florida; the Eastern (or Northeastern) was Nova Scotia, which included New Brunswick; the Northern was the old Province of Canada, now Ontario and Quebec.

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Contributor notes

Mary Beacock Fryer is the author of several history books and lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Lieutenant-Colonel William A. Smy C.D. is a prominent figure in the Armed forces and this is his first novel.

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About the Authors

Mary Beacock Fryer

Mary Beacock Fryer (1929–2017) was a well-known expert on Upper Canadian history. She wrote a trilogy on the Simcoe family: Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe: A Biography, Our Young Soldier: Lieutenant Francis Simcoe, 6 June 1791-6 April 1812, and John Graves Simcoe: 1752-1806, A Biography. Among Fryer's other books are Escape, Beginning Again, and Buckskin Pimpernel.

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William A. Smy

Lieutenant-Colonel William A. Smy C.D. is a prominent figure in the Armed forces and this is his first novel.

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