REVOLUTION IN THE MID-HUDSON: SELECTED SOURCES FOR TEACHERS
Ulster County - Region & Background
The following give background and some primary source content. Some files included in this list are attached as documents below, in the event that links are broken.
- Revolutionary War chapters from The History of Kingston by Schoonmaker (starts on p. 228)
- Ulster County Militia -- name list from New York in the Revolution as Colony and State:
- Transcription of names from book: http://dunhamwilcox.net/ny/ny_rev_levies_ulster.htm
- Military Units
- Snyder's Regiment of Militia (1st Ulster): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snyder%27s_Regiment_of_Militia
- Revolutionary War Pension Affidavits List from the Ulster County Archives
- By the Grace of God: Free and Independent (Exhibit Description, Historic Huguenot Street)
Ulster County - Primary Document Sources & Stories
These webpages give primary source stories; if the webpage has moved or the link not working, we have copied and pasted the webpage content below.
- Private Joseph Elder
- The Burning of Kingston
- An Account of the British Expedition Above the Highlands of the Hudson River by George W. Pratt contains many primary documents, including the letter below.
- Letter of Abraham Hasbrouck on the burning of Kingston may be found in the above, page n4, or the file appended below.
- Thomas Shirkey of New Paltz (pension application)
- Oath of Allegiance to New York State, 1785
- John Brooks of Peenpack, Ulster Count (Pension Application)
- Tea Selling Dispute at Kingston, May 1775 (see file below)
- Colonel Hasbrouck's Commission as leader of a regiment in Ulster:
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