Riedesel, Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von, 1738-1800

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German army officer.

From the description of Papers of Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von Riedesel, 1775-1791. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450242

From the description of Letter of Friedrich Adolf Freiherr von Riedesel, 1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131550

Hessian army officer.

From the description of Papers of Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von Riedesel, 1776-1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455943

Riedesel commanded German troops in the British army.

From the description of ADS, 1778 April 15 : Cambridge. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14040061

Hessian officer and commander of the German mercenaries from Brunswick hired by the English government to go to America.

From the description of Orderly book, 1776 Feb.-1782 Dec. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58775147

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referencedIn Plan of part of the province of Virginia. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Riedesel, Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von, 1738-1800. Orderly book, 1776 Feb.-1782 Dec. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Bancroft, George, 1800-1891,. George Bancroft collection, 1606-1887. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Henry Clinton papers, Clinton, Henry papers, 1736-1850 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Dorchester, Guy Carleton, Baron, 1724-1808. Letter signed : Montreal, to General Riedesel, 1776 Nov. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn German Auxiliaries muster rolls, 1776-1786, 1781-1783 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Receipt pertaining to Hessian troops in Albemarle County, Va. [manuscript], 1780. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn George Sackville Germain papers, Germain, George Sackville papers, 1683-1785 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Riedesel, Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von, 1738-1800. Letter of Friedrich Adolf Freiherr von Riedesel, 1778. Library of Congress
referencedIn George Bancroft collection, 1606-1887 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington papers, 1694-1932. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795. Henry Clinton papers, 1736-1850. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785. George Sackville Germain papers, 1683-1785. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Riedesel, Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von, 1738-1800. Papers of Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von Riedesel, 1775-1791. Library of Congress
creatorOf Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1782-1944. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume VII, Miscellany, 1764-1792. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Riedesel, Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von, 1738-1800. ADS, 1778 April 15 : Cambridge. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921. The German allied troops in the North American war of independence, and related materials, ca. 1767-1893. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Riedesel, Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von, 1738-1800. Papers of Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von Riedesel, 1776-1778. Library of Congress
referencedIn Great Britain. Army. German Auxiliaries muster rolls, 1776-1786, bulk 1781-1783. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn George Washington papers, 1694-1932 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf McHenry, James, 1753-1816. Autograph letter signed : Middle brook, to Lord Stirling, 1778 Dec. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts: Draper's historical miscellanies, 1720-1887. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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associatedWith Bancroft, George, 1800-1891, person
associatedWith Clinton, Henry, 1771-1829 person
associatedWith Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Dorchester, Guy Carleton, Baron, 1724-1808. person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Great Britain. Army. corporateBody
correspondedWith Heath, William, 1737-1814 person
associatedWith McHenry, James, 1753-1816. person
correspondedWith Phillips, William, 1731?-1781 person
associatedWith Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921. person
associatedWith Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785. person
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
United States
United States
Subject
Hessian mercenaries
Desertion, Military
Occupation
Army officers, Hessian
Soldiers
Army officers, German
Officers (military officers)
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Birth 1738-06-03

Death 1800-01-06

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