Author: Fred Anderson Berg
Encyclopedia of Continental Army Units: Battalions, Regiments and Independent Corps
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This book gives the official and unofficial designations, organizational history, commanding officers, and ethnic composition for every unit of the Continental Army for which these facts are known. Discussed in detail are the internal organization of staff departments, infantry, light dragoons, artillery, and rangers. There is a brief organizational history of the Continental Army, estimates of its size at various times compared with British forces, bibliographies, and an index of commanding officers' names. Some notes are provided regarding the state troops.