“Savages” in the Service of Empire: Native American Soldiers in Gorham's Rangers, 1744–1762

  title={“Savages” in the Service of Empire: Native American Soldiers in Gorham's Rangers, 1744–1762},
  author={Brian D. Carroll},
  journal={The New England Quarterly},
  • B. Carroll
  • Published 9 August 2012
  • History
  • The New England Quarterly
Gorham's Rangers, initially an all-Indian ranger company, was instrumental in Britain's conquest of Nova Scotia (Acadia) during the eighteenth century. In the process of uncovering that story, the essay assesses New England Indians’ role in shaping colonial frontier warfare as well as the impact of military service on Native American communities. 
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