Author: Bethany Collins

Bethany Collins is an undergraduate student at Salem College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She is studying history and religion with a focus on the Revolutionary War. A member of the New River Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, she has always had a love for this era of American history. She looks forward to continuing to contribute to the historical community throughout her academic career and onward. She lives in Galax, Virginia.

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8 Fast Facts About Hessians

By the start of the American Revolution, the British military was spread thinly across their global empire. Despite having tens of thousands of troops in America throughout the war, it was still necessary to supplement their numbers by hiring foreign troops. By 1776 thousands of soldiers from Hesse-Cassel were pouring into New York. They served […]

by Bethany Collins