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For the Navy see Commander-in-Chief, North American Station. The office of Commander-in-Chief, North America was a military position of the British Army.


The British Army during the American Revolutionary War served for eight years in campaigns .... On becoming commander-in-chief in North America in 1758, General Jeffery Amherst ordered every regiment to form light infantry companies from ...


The French and Indian War (1754–63) comprised the North American theater of the worldwide Seven Years' War of 1754–63. It pitted the colonies of British America against those of New France, with ... the deportation were given by William Shirley, Commander-in-Chief, North America, without direction from Great Britain.


Setback and defeat in 1757 marked the nadir of British fortune. James Abercromby's appointment as commander in chief in North America in early 1758 brought ...


British Army Commanders in America: British Army ... Resigned following Bunker Hill, but remained in command until October 10, 1775. Maj. General Sir William ...


Major General James Abercromby (1706-1781), who had served as Loudoun's second-in-command, became the top British officer in North America. (His last ...


Sep 4, 2011 ... Two British tank officers, somewhere in the North African War Zone, on .... right, commander-in-chief in North Africa, jokes with four American ...


On this day in History, Howe named commander in chief of British army on Oct 10 , 1775. ... The American victory at the Battle of Saratoga was one of the turning points .... North Vietnamese troops 25 miles from An Khe in the Central Highlands .


The war provided Great Britain enormous territorial gains in North America, but ... to the colonies as commander in chief of British North American forces, but he ...


On the outbreak of the war, the American colonies were, from North to South; New .... Major General Clinton succeeded Howe as British commander in America.