Rolls of the Provincial (Loyalist) Corps, Canadian Command American Revolutionary Period
These published rolls are intended to provide a fairlycomprehensive list of the loyal colonials who joined the ProvincialCorps of the British Army , 1775-1784, that werepart of theNorthern, or Canadian, command during the American Revolution. Thename "Provincial corpos of the British Army" applied to regimentsestablished for loyal residents of Britain's colonies. To conductthe war against the rebels in the Thirteen colonies, the Britishgovernment organized military departments at key points which thearmy could control. The central department was the occupied zonearound New York City; the Southern was Florida; the Eastern (orNortheastern) was Nova Scotia, which included New Brunswick; theNorthern was the old Province of Canada, now Ontario andQuebec.