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Hessian soldiers in the American Revolution



Continental Congress, Resolutions or Propaganda used on German Prisoners, Letters from General G. Washington





1.) Continental Congress, June 5, 1782, Resolutions on German Prisoners 


2.) George Washington's Letter, to Benjamin Lincoln (Secretary at War)


3.) Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 1776    Page 653 (extract)


4.) Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 THURSDAY, JUNE, 25, 1778


5.) Christopher Ludwick, 1720-1801; Soldier, Baker, Patriot, Philanthropist




There are numerous documents referring to the German soldiers and prisoners and their treatment at both Library of Congress American Memory pages.  Visit the links and type in "Hessian" at the Search link and you will see 151 hits in the George Washington Papers and 235 in the Journals of the Continental Congress.


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