Wars pre 1800?

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  1. Lucky13

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    Like the American Independence War (is that the correct name? Is it Revolutionary War?) and others, is that ok to post questions about them here?
     
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    The name of the 1775-1783 armed fight between Britain (not the UK) and the American colonies I suppose depends which side you're on. To the British the colonists were revolting. The Colonists were fighting for Independance.
     
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    True....
     
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    and lets not forget the loyalists .
     
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    Was the Rangers formed in a way during this conflict?
     
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    I can't speak for the US but Butlers Rangers a local group was raised on the Niagara frontier from people fleeing the American Revoulution of which there was quite a number
    Butler's Rangers, Col. John Butler's Coy
     
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    Good stuff PB.
     
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    Those bastards! Glad they all got on boats and went to England after the war was over.
     
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    We call it the American Revolution or the Revolutionary War.
     
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    Yeah well I'm still starin at you .I want my land back
     
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    Loyalist meaning American colonists that sided with the Crown. Towards the end of the war the British took thousands of them off our hands. I suppose some of them did end up in Canada (if that's what you were getting at) - but I don't know any estimates on that.

    If you want your land back - come and get it :D
     
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    Lots came up, and as for the land I'll take your word for that as an Officer and a gentleman8)
     
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    Yeah, let's forget the loyalist. Talk about betting on the wrong horse.
     
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    Im happy with my horse now just me comp for the dirt you stole of my family :lol: You must have a ringing sensation from that defective bell
     
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    Was your family in Canada at the time???

    Mine was still in Poland/Ireland/Scotland/Croatia/Germany. :D
     
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    My dads family left the US during the revoulution and settled here the story says from near Lancaster PA
     
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    Lancaster?! About 40 miles away from where I live. Place where the Amish are, that and Stoudt's Brewery. Nice place, plenty of rolling hills. Mostly farm land.
     
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    and great Apple Strudel! Just don't buy a dog around there :lol:
     
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    Well there you have it pbfoot...

    Tim is living on your families land! :lol:
     
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    Excellent. Now the negotiations :lol:
     
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