The First Colonial Soldiers : A Survey of British Overseas Territories and their Garrisons 1650-1714 : Volume 2 The Americas and the Caribbean
These two volumes provide a survey of the military effort of Britain in the colonies and overseas territories in their earliest years.
Volume 2 covers North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. Together, they bring much detailed information together on the military forces and garrisons of the empire, much of which is unpublished and has been gathered from original source material. The books provide full lists of the officers the regular and militia forces in the colonies and overseas territories, including biographical details; they also give details of the expeditions that seized the territories, including in Volume 2, the part played by the militia regiments of New England and the West Indies. They are a must for any student of early colonial forces.
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