In records ranging from military diaries and muster rolls to historical essays, this collection of books details New York’s participation in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 referencing approximately 217,000 individuals.
– Orderly Book of the Three Battalions of Loyalists
– The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut
– Index of Awards On Claims of the Soldiers of the War of 1812
– Muster and Pay Rolls of the War of the Revolution
– New York in the Revolution as Colony and State
– New York Colonial Muster Rolls, 1664-1775 (2 Volumes)
Among the books selected for inclusion in this collection, you’ll find biographies and genealogies for thousands of individuals who fled to Connecticut following the Battle of Long Island in 1776 and an index to claims filed by New York residents who served in the War of 1812. In addition, you’ll find a comprehensive report by the State Historian that identifies every person listed on muster rolls between 1664 and 1775. This list is especially useful because nearly all of the original muster rolls for colonial wars were destroyed in a 1911 fire at the state library.