Military history

Tories: Fighting for the King in America's First Civil War

Tories: Fighting for the King in America's First Civil War

Dramatic history of the Americans who fought alongside the British on the losing side of the American Revolution.

“LITTLE LESS THAN SAVAGE FURY”

Chapter 1: TWO FLAGS OVER PLYMOUTH: MASSACHUSETTS, 1769–1774

Chapter 2: ARMING THE TORIES MASSACHUSETTS, 1774–1775

Chapter 3: FLEE OR FIGHT MASSACHUSETTS, JANUARY-APRIL 1775

Chapter 4: “TO SUBDUE THE BAD” FROM CONCORD TO BUNKER HILL, APRIL-JUNE 1775

Chapter 5: THE WAR FOR BOSTON FROM CAMBRIDGE TO MAINE, 1775

Chapter 6: INTO THE FOURTEENTH COLONY CANADA, 1775

Chapter 7: THE FAREWELL FLEET BOSTON, JANUARY 1775-JULY 4, 1776

Chapter 8: BEATING THE SOUTHERN DRUMS NOVA SCOTIA AND NORTH CAROLINA, 1776

Chapter 9: “BROADSWORDS AND KING GEORGE!” SOUTHERN COLONIES, APRIL 1775-FEBRUARY 1776

Chapter 10: WAR IN THE LOYAL PROVINCE NEW YORK, APRIL 1776-DECEMBER 1776

Chapter 11: TERROR ON THE NEUTRAL GROUND NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY, NOVEMBER 1776-SPRING 1777

Chapter 12: “INDIANS MUST BE EMPLOYED” NEW YORK FRONTIER, SPRING 1775-OCTOBER 1777

Chapter 13: TREASON ALONG THE CHESAPEAKE PENNSYLVANIA AND NEW JERSEY, AUGUST 1777-JUNE 1778

Chapter 14: VENGEANCE IN THE VALLEYS ALONG THE NORTHERN FRONTIER, MAY 1778-MARCH 1782

Chapter 15: SEEKING SOUTHERN FRIENDS GEORGIA AND THE CAROLINAS, NOVEMBER 1778-OCTOBER 1780

Chapter 16: DESPAIR BEFORE THE DAWN PHILADELPHIA 1778 AND WEST POINT, SEPTEMBER 1780

Chapter 17: BLOODY DAYS OF RECKONING NEW JERSEY AND NEW YORK, JULY 1779-MAY 1782

Chapter 18: AND THEY BEGAN THE WORLD ANEW YORKTOWN, OCTOBER 1781—NEW YORK CITY, APRIL 1783

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