CD: They Also Served. Women with the Hessian Auxiliaries

CD: They Also Served. Women with the Hessian Auxiliaries - Bruce E. Burgoyne. Names of women who accompanied the Hessians during the American Revolution have been compiled from diaries, archives, and chaplains, “church books,” a rich source of weddings, births, baptisms and deaths. Most of the women came with the troops from Germany, but some were Americans married to Hessian soldiers. They were known as “camp fellows,” a term which is often misunderstood to mean that they were women of low morals. They were in fact loving wives, devoted mothers, caring nurses and absolutely essential members of their husbands’ military organizations. These names are grouped by military unit and listed alphabetically. Military units include Anhalt-Zerbst, Ansbach-Bayreuth, Brunswick, Hesse-Cassel, Hesse-Hanau and Waldeck. Each entry usually includes the husbands’s name and the woman’s maiden name or birthplace if known. 2005, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat 6, PC and Mac, 55 pp. 101-CD3875 ISBN: 0788438751