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Johann Rall – German Military Personnel

Johann Gottlieb Rall (also spelled Rahl) (ca. 1726 – December 26, 1776) was a German colonel, best known for being in command of Hessian troops in Trenton, New…

Friedrich Baum – German Military Personnel

Friedrich Baum (1727–1777) was a Brunswick dragoon Lieutenant Colonel in British service during the American Revolutionary War. Baum served under Major General Friedrich Adolf Riedesel commanding the Dragoon…

Carl von Donop – German Military Personnel

Count Carl Emil Ulrich von Donop (January 1, 1732 – October 25, 1777) was a Hessian colonel who fought in the American Revolutionary War.==Biography=====Origins and ambitions===The son of…

Johann Ewald – German Military Personnel

Johann Ewald was born in Kassel, the capital city of the Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel, on 30 March 1744. His father Georg Heinrich Ewald was a bookkeeper, and his…

August Franz Globensky – German Military Personnel

August Franz Globensky, born August Franciszek Głąbiński (or Glaubenskindt, Globenski, Glanbenkind; January 1, 1754 – April 19, 1830), was a Polish physician and one of the founding members…

Wilhelm von Knyphausen – German Military Personnel

Wilhelm, Reichsfreiherr zu Innhausen und Knyphausen (4 November 1716 Lütetsburg ((Ostfriesland))–7 December 1800 Kassel) was a general from Hesse-Cassel. He fought in the American Revolutionary War, during which…