MAHR, PHILIPP - (Philip Moore) - Philipp Mahr was a Hessian soldier from Dudenhofen, who was one of only
28 young boys taken to fight in the war. He was mustered to the
Hesse-Hanau Regt. Erbprinz in May of 1774 and shipped to Canada in March
of 1776. His Regiment took part in the campaign of General Burgoyne to
Saratoga, New York and he was captured in Oct of 1777. They were
marched to Cambridge and at the end of 1778 was marched from Boston to
Charlottesville, Virginia. In early 1781 with the British army getting
closer to Charlottesville he was moved to near Winchester. While there
he deserted along with a buddy, Peter Stein also from Dudenhofen.
Not much is know of him until he showed up in the census of 1820 for the
county of Buckingham, Virginia where he was listed as head of a
household having a wife, two sons and a daughter and his occupation
listed in agriculture.
MARTIN, CHRISTIAN - My ancestor Christian Martin was a Jaeger Hessian from Sand, Hesse-Kassel,
Germany. He was a professional hunter and soldier, and was sent to America
in late 1776 or early 1777. He was wounded September 1777, but fought till
the end of the war, when he deserted to stay in America.
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MEYER / MYERS, MARTIN - For more info please click hereMILIUS, AUGUST - Searching for information on AUGUST MILIUS, said to have been a Hessian
soldier who defected to the American Revolutionary army. He was a prisoner
of war and became a US citizen in 1781.
MUELLER, CHRISTAIN - Christain Mueller or Miller, originally of Hessen Cassel,
captured at Trenton in 1776. He was held P.O.W. in Carlisle, PA
for some time before escaping and settling on Cler Ridge, near
Clearville, PA. He married, though his wifes name is unknown.
They had six children.