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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 ...


... commander-in-chief of North American forces from ... He oversaw the British army's retreat from ...


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 ...


Great Britain was one of the major participants in the Seven Years' War which lasted between .... During the eighteenth century the British colonies in North America had become more populous and ... The government appointed William Shirley as the new commander-in-chief in North America, and planned an equally ...


Unsuccessful British commander in North America in the early stages of the French and Indian War. Braddock, the son of Major General Edward Braddock (d.


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


Find out more about the history of American Revolution History, including videos, ... of Great Britain's 13 North American colonies and the colonial government, which ... to form a Continental Army, with Washington as its commander in chief.


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 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 .