This article discusses the diary of Captain Johann Ewald, who commanded Hessian (German) forces in the Revolutionary War. The diary shows that the Hessians were an important part of the British war effort, and also explains some of the criticisms Ewald made of the British officers and their strategies.
Bereiter, Gregory D.
"Campaigning in America: Captain Johann Ewald's Hessians in the American Revolution,"
Constructing the Past: Vol. 3
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/constructing/vol3/iss1/4