Three Peoples, One King: Loyalists, Indians, and Slaves in the Revolutionary South, 1775-1782
Exploring the contributions and fates of loyalists, Indians, and slaves who stood with the British Empire in the Deep South colonies during the American Revolution, this book challenges the traditional view that British efforts to regain control of the southern colonies were undermined by a lack of local support.
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