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Article 2 of 4. Alexander Hamilton was Not a Hero at the Battle of White Plains. New Evidence Counters Historical Texts and Internet Posts

Article 2: Detail troop positions and specifics of the Battle of White Plains; Determine Hamilton’s artillery position during the battle; One of his cannon saw action-firing one shot-Hamilton was not in command of that cannon; Examine if Hamilton’s other cannon (he had two in his train of artillery) was one of the two cannon reported …

British Army Command & Structure in the American Revolution – Grenadier & Light Infantry Battalions by Harry Schenawolf

Intro The French and Indian War in the North American Colonies (Seven Years War in Europe) posed unique circumstances that required the British officers who fought in America to consider changes in their tactics and army’s structure.  Gone were the windswept fields where large bodies of troops faced each other over open ground.  Skirmishes and …