The Resource Two Swedes under the Union Jack : a manuscript journal from the American War of Independence, by Hans Frederick Wachtmeister and Herman Frederick von Walden

Two Swedes under the Union Jack : a manuscript journal from the American War of Independence, by Hans Frederick Wachtmeister and Herman Frederick von Walden

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Two Swedes under the Union Jack : a manuscript journal from the American War of Independence
Title
Two Swedes under the Union Jack
Title remainder
a manuscript journal from the American War of Independence
Statement of responsibility
by Hans Frederick Wachtmeister and Herman Frederick von Walden
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"It was a tradition in both the Swedish army and navy for officer candidates to serve in the armed forces of a foreign country... At the beginning of the American War for Independence many Swedes were with the British fleet... According to Swedish regulations, returning officers were required to submit an account of their experiences." [Introduction]
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Wachtmeister, Hans Frederick
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Olsson, Nils William
  • Varg, Paul A
  • Von Walden, Herman Frederick
  • Swedish Pioneer Historical Society
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  • Naval battles
  • Great Britain
  • Sweden
  • United States
  • United States
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Two Swedes under the Union Jack : a manuscript journal from the American War of Independence, by Hans Frederick Wachtmeister and Herman Frederick von Walden
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Extract from the journal kept from August 4, 1775 to December 13, 1776 on board His Royal Majesty's ship Phoenix, 44 guns on two decks, commanded by Captain Hyde Parker, Jr.: with added commentary by Hans Frederick Wachtmeister and Frederick Herman von Walden
  • From: The Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly, v. 7 no.3, July 1956
  • Translated from the original Swedish by Nils William Olsson and Paul A. Varg
  • Frederick Herman von Walden was a New Churchman
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
p.81-120
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Label
Two Swedes under the Union Jack : a manuscript journal from the American War of Independence, by Hans Frederick Wachtmeister and Herman Frederick von Walden
Publication
Note
  • Extract from the journal kept from August 4, 1775 to December 13, 1776 on board His Royal Majesty's ship Phoenix, 44 guns on two decks, commanded by Captain Hyde Parker, Jr.: with added commentary by Hans Frederick Wachtmeister and Frederick Herman von Walden
  • From: The Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly, v. 7 no.3, July 1956
  • Translated from the original Swedish by Nils William Olsson and Paul A. Varg
  • Frederick Herman von Walden was a New Churchman
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
p.81-120
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.

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