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In the fall, however, a number of men who wished to assist the British forces volunteered their services. " The Loyal Irish Volunteers was a company of "some Irish Merchants" raised in Boston on December 7, who wore a white hat cockade. The Loyal American Associators was a unit of three companies organized in Boston on November 17, from men who "offered their service for the defence of the place," and led by BrigGen Timothy Ruggles (see Plate A). These units vanished when the British evacuated Boston in March 1776.
The Loyal American Associators was a unit of three companies organized in Boston on November 17, from men who "offered their service for the defence of the place," and led by BrigGen Timothy Ruggles (see Plate A). These units vanished when the British evacuated Boston in March 1776. Quebec The first substantial mobilization of loyal militiamen occurred as the result of the American patriots' invasion of Canada in the fall of 1775. Some militiamen were called up in Montreal and its vicinity, but the Americans swept through and reached the outskirts of the fortress city of Quebec in November.
Between April and November 1783 five great fleets laden with Loyalist men, women and children successively sailed north. It is estimated that some 20,000 landed and settled in Nova Scotia; another 15,000 arrived on the shores of what would become in 1784 the province of New Brunswick, and a few hundred went to Prince Edward Island. The transfer was largely carried out as a military operation except that, in this instance, officers and men were accompanied by their families and friends, with all the goods that they could bring.