Author:Dr. Gary Corrado

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The Black Hussars: A Brief and Concise History of Frederick Diemar’s Hussars

By: Dr. Gary Corrado

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999)

Seller ID: C3540

ISBN: 0078843540X

Condition: 48 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999), 2005, 5.5x8.5, 48 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


No. 1, For King and Country: The History of Loyalist Units During the American Revolution. Dr. Gary Corrado. Captain Diemar's Troop of Hussars was raised in 1779. This unit was composed mainly of escaped German prisoners of war from the various Brunswick regiments that had accompanied Burgoyne at Saratoga. Having made their way back to New York without their officers, these men had become somewhat unruly but were well suited for service in a unique independent hussar troop. Hussars were cavalry troops who dressed lightly, traveled quickly on fast horses and could inflict a devastating blow on ... View more info