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Talk set on “The Good Americans: His Majesty’s Loyal American Troops”


The Trent House Association presents a talk by Todd Braisted on the colonists who joined the British in their fight against their fellow Americans during the Revolutionary War.

The free program will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, both in-person at the Trent House Visitor Center, 15 Market St., Trenton, N.J., and via Zoom at

Space at the Visitor Center is limited and free registration for in-person attendees is required at Pay-as-you-wish donations can be made at

Braisted is past president of the Bergen County Historical Society, has authored numerous articles and books on the American Revolution, with a particular focus on Loyalists. His website is a leading source for Loyalist studies.

His presentation will serve as a guide to understand the roles and makeups of those American corps in British pay: the establishments, personnel, logistics. raising, disciplining, and history of those who served then, and who are portrayed today, on the battlefields of America.