Researching the American Revolution

Your source for information on the American War of Independence

British Government and Army

Primary Sources

Great Britain, K. G. Davies, and Great Britain, eds. Documents of the American Revolution, 1770-1783: Colonial Office Series. 21 vols. Shannon: Irish University Press, 1972.

Secondary Sources

Baule, Steven M., and Stephen Gilbert. British Army Officers Who Served in the American Revolution, 1775-1783. Westminster, Md: Heritage Books, 2004.

Bowler, Arthur R. Logisitics and the Failure of the British Army in America. Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press, 1975.

Edelson, S. Max. The New Map of Empire: How Britain Imagined America before Independence. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2017.

Fortescue, John. The War of Independence: The British Army in North America, 1775 – 1783. London: Greenhill Books [u.a.], 2001.

Hagist, Don N. British Soldiers, American War: Voices of the American Revolution. Yardley, PA: Westholme, 2012.

Hargreaves, Reginald. The Bloodybacks – The British Servicemen in North America and the Caribbean 1655-1783. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1968.

Katcher, Philip R. N. Encyclopedia of British, Provincial, and German Army Units, 1775-1783. S.l: Stackpole Books, 1973.

O’Shaughnessy, Andrew Jackson. The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire. Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013.

Pearson, Michael. Those Damned Rebels – The American Revolution as Seen through British Eyes. New York: G. P. Putnan’s Sons, 1972.

Urban, Mark. Fusiliers: The Saga of a British Redcoat Regiment in the American Revolution. 1st U.S. ed. New York: Walker & Company : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2007.

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