The Group’s primary impression is that of the 114 man combined Ansbach and Hessian Jäger detachment under the command of Ansbach Captain von Roeder. The combined Jäger unit was a subordinate command of General Leslie's Army, and participated in the Southern Campaign in late 1780 conducting forays in the vicinity of Norfolk/Suffolk, Virginia area before joining Lord Cornwallis Army in South Carolina, January 1781.
Members of the group participate in Battle Reenactments, Living History Events, Period Tactical and Educational Presentations to schools and universities. Each member possesses unique skills and talents and share in the working of the group. Members research and discuss various historical subjects areas, which include...
17th and 18th Century life
Development of Liner and Non-Liner tactics
Development of Weapons from 1607-1783
Colonial settlement and interrelations with Indian nations
History/Development of Jäger Units / Jäger Rifles
Historical connection between Great Britain and Germanic States
Relationship of Seven Years War (French & Indian War) to the American
If interested in joining and becomming a member or for additional information contact -
Terry Ashbaugh - firstname.lastname@example.org
Daniel Boonie - boonieDA@aol.com