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Additional Related Reading and Resources

Ansbach-Bayreueth Troops During and After the Revolutionary War, http://www.jochen-seidel.de/ab-troops/ 

Prof. Harold Clem, A Hessian Prisoner’s Memoirs of Frederick in 1782-1783

The Maryland Bulletin Vol. LXVII, No. 5, Frederick, Maryland. February, 1947.

Diary in Bavarian War Archives Tells of Hessians Here in 1780’s. Frederick, 

Maryland. July 15, 1946.

Paul Gordon, Hessian Chronicles Life of a Prisoner, The Frederick Gazette, 

October 12, 2000.

Calvin Schildknecht, Two Publications Trace German Roots to Revolution. The Frederick Post, Frederick, Maryland, September 28, 1990.

Thesis Features County and German Early War Prisoners. Unknown Newspaper Article, 

August 31, 1959.

George W. Buffington, II, The Ansbacher A Bicentennial Postscript to the American Revolution 1779-1979. Privately Printed, San Francisco, California 1980.

Klaus Wust. The Virginia Germans. p. 87-89. University Press of Virginia. 1984.

Johannes Helmut Merz. Ruehrschneck, Johann Jakob,  

Personal Data Files of German Military Men in the U.S.A. 1776-1783.

Johannes Helmut Merz. Various personal emails.

Johannes Helmut Merz. Guide to Help You Find Your Hessian Soldier of 

the American Revolution. Hamilton, Ontario, J.H. Merz, 2001.

Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association,Vol. 7, No. 3 2003. http://pages.prodigy.net/halschwalm/jsharegis.html 

Articles of Capitulation Yorktown. 

http://various.classicauthors.net/ArticlesOfCapitulationYorktown/ 

Maryland State Department of Natural Resources, Fort Frederick State Park History, http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publications/ftfrederickhistory.html 

The Official Tourism Website of Frederick County, Maryland, Hessian Barracks http://www.fredericktourism.org/ 

Clifford Neal Smith. Mercenaries from Ansbach and Bayreuth, Germany, 

Who Remained in America After the Revolution. German-American Research. 

Monograph No. 2. p.36. Heritage House, 1974.

Erhard Städtler, Nurnberg. Die Ansbach-Bayreuther Truppen im Amerikanischen Unabhängigkeitskrieg 1777-1783. p. 167.

Edward J. Lowell. The Hessians and the other German Auxiliaries of Great Britain in the Revolutionary War. Harper and Brothers Publishers New York 1884. http://www.americanrevolution.org/hessians/hessindex.html 

Hessian Barracks A Revolutionary War Prison and Civil War Hospital, http://www.hallowedground.org/component/option,com_jthg/theme, region/task,view/county,Frederick/Itemid,1/id,25/ 

Hessian Barracks, Museums, Frederick County, Maryland, http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/01glance/museums/fr/html/fr.html 

Revolutionary Barracks Frederick County, Maryland Historical File No. 1008.

Marie Rasnick Fetzer, Johann Rührschneck “Hessian Soldier”, 

The Rasnick Family Newsletter, No. 11, Summer 2006.

J. Samuel Rasnake, Revolutionary Battle Has Close Ties to Area Family.  

Bristol Virginia-Tennessean, November 14, 1977.

AMREV-Hessian Mailing List Archives, Rootsweb, http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/index/AMREV-HESSIANS/ 

AMREV-Hessian Website, http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bonsteinandgilpin/ 

Richard Patterson, “What Was A “Hessian?”, http://www.ushistory.org/WashingtonCrossing/history/hessian.htm 

 

 

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