British and Hessian Prisoners in the Revolutionary War

Professor Ken Miller talked about how British and Hessian prisoners during the U.S. Revolutionary War clashed with the local population in… read more

Professor Ken Miller talked about how British and Hessian prisoners during the U.S. Revolutionary War clashed with the local population in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. During the war, American revolutionaries held more than 13,000 prisoners, many near the town of Lancaster. According to Professor Miller, not only were the prisoners openly defiant, but also secretly aided by local loyalists. Professor Miller is the author of Dangerous Guests: Enemy Captives and Revolutionary Communities during the War for Independence. close

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British and Hessian Prisoners in the Revolutionary War

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 07, 2015 | 4:46pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 08, 2015 | 2:45am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 07, 2015 | 4:46pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 08, 2015 | 2:45am EST | C-SPAN 3
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