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The WorldGenWeb site for Hessen, Germany. Excellent resource! 

http://web.nstar.net/~dwat6911/index.htm

 

Military Uniforms from the Burgoyne Expedition

http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/subguides/milhist/germann.html

 

84th Regiment of Foot (Royal Highland Emigrants)

http://www.infinet.com/~markbe/

 

American Revolutionary War Soldiers

http://www.rootsweb.com/~ars/index.htm

 

The Battle of Bunker Hill 

http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Depts/MilSci/BTSI/hill/hill.html

 

Butler's Rangers

http://www.iaw.on.ca/~awoolley/brang/brjbcoy.html

 

Brunswick Regiment von Specht 

http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/users/p/pdminor/public/specht/specht.htm

 

Rev War 75

http://www.revwar75.com/ 

 

Fortress of Louisbourg 

http://fortress.uccb.ns.ca/default.htm

 

Hesse-Kassel Jaeger Troops  

http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/1779/Jaegers.html

 

His Majesty's 24th Regiment  

http://members.aol.com/hm24th/press.htm

 

US Army Center of Military History

http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/
There is a search engine at the TOP/Right of the home page. I tried
Hessian, Hessians, Hessen.

The Hessian Page 

http://www.netaxs.com/~gothic/Hessian.html

 

Germany for Dummies

http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/7612/

 

 

http://www.nps.gov/colo/Ythanout/germunits.htm

 

http://www.quinte-kin.com/news.htm

 

http://members.cox.net/hessen/hsstory.htm

Heritage Books, a good place for genealogy works.

Don't forget http://www.Ebay.com  for genealogy books

Rootsweb Registry of Hessian names Type in an ancestors name and see if anything on them has been discussed in the rootsweb archives.

 

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IGS HETRINA searches These folks will also do a HETRINA search for you. They will charge you $15. The HETRINA is a multiple volume listing of all soldiers that served in the Hessian army in America. Other volumes for other Germans states (Anspach, Brunswick, etc.) are also available for search.

Staatsarchiv Marburg A huge repository of documents relating to the Hessians in North America

http://www.mindspring.com/~debard/ditfurth.htm FUSILIER REGIMENT VON DITFURTH, 1776-1782

B;Landeskirchliches Archiv Kassel, Lessingstr. 15A, 34119 Kassel, Germany or e-mail ekkw.archiv@t-online.de  website http://www.ekkw.de/archiv the church records for Renda are on microfilm.

Historical Resources Branch, US ARMY CENTER OF MILITARY HISTORY, The War of American Independence, BIBLIOGRAPHY, German Participation.  http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/reference/revbib/germp.htm 

For pictures of the different military uniforms see:
http://www.military-historians.org/company/plates/images/other.htm#z 

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The Last Margrave of Ansbach  see http://www.exulanten.com/hessians 

Found by Marie Rasnick Fetzer (mariefetzer@tds.net)

Permission granted to provide external links

The Germanic States
Ansbach-Bayreuth Troops
Camp Followers
Jails, Prisons and Prison Camps
Cemeteries
Ansbach-Bayreuth Army in America http://www.exulanten.com/delta.html
All these topics are discussed on this page, including history of the German states and the Ansbach area, the troops recruitment and journey to America, organization of the troops, shipboard experiences, camp followers, prisons and prisoners, cemeteries, etc.  A lot of this is new, or at least I've never seen it before, and very interesting.  I don't know if you could link each topic to a specific paragraph on the page that addresses it or not, but if you could, that would be great.  Otherwise, just link to the whole page, I guess, or whatever you think.
 
Articles about Hessians in History:
One Famous Ansbach-Bayreuth Soldier named Gneisenau
 
I don't know what heading you'd put this under, maybe have to make a new one, but you
can hear a Hessian song Hofenfriedberger Marsch at this link:
 
Alphabetical list of names of Ansbach-Bayreuth Soldiers who Remained in United States (although I think her list might include those who stayed in Canada, too):
http://www.exulanten.com/cappa.html

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