Journal Contents

1992 Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association
Volume 4, Number 4, ISBN No. 0-939016-22-2


Journal of First Lieutenant Christian Theodor Sigmund von Molitor; Bayreuth Regt., by Bruce E. Burgoyne.

Journal of the Years 1776-1784  GOTT SAVE THE KING, J.R., by Bruce E. Burgoyne.

Church Book kept for the Troops of the Ruler of Anhalt-Zerbst in the Service of the King of England, by Bruce E. Burgoyne.   Contains the Record of Deaths, Babtisms, and Marriages -- beginning 21 February, the day of their departure from Aerbst, by Johann Gottlieb Siegismund Braunsdorf, Chaplain.


Johann Jost Muetze (Metz) Frontier Farmer, Craftsman and Pastor, by Mark A. Schwalm.   One of the founders of the South Carolina Synod of the Luthern Church.

PROFILES: JOHANNES SCHMEISS C. 5, von Knyphausen Regt., by Mark A. Schwalm.   Captured at Trenton but never exchanged.  Married in York Co., PA and subsequently settled in MD.

PROFILES: JOHAN JOSEF BERGMANN, Morgenstern Co., Regt. von Riedesel, Braunschweig Troops, by Mark A. Schwalm.   Captured at Battle of Saratoga.  POW in Winterhill, Charlottsville and Reading. Indentured, likely in Reading and settled in the Tulpehocken area.

A Recent Visit to Steinbach -- home town of JOHANN JOSEF BERGMANN; by Clara M. Anderson.

SINKING OF THE "SPEEDY", by Johannes Helmut Merz.

All in the Family, researched by George H. Schwalm and compiled by N. Daniel Schwalm.  Items related to the Johannes Schwalm Family.


GERMAN DESERTERS -- SOUTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA -- February - December 1782, by Donald M. Londahl-Smidt.

Was "YANKEE DOODLE" a Schwaelmer Dance?, by Henry J. Retzer.  A discussion of the origin of the song "Yankee Doodle".

The Schwalms in Hungary: A Historical Perspective, Edited by James S. Smith (with help in translation by Mare Bartholomew).

ISAAC F. STIELY, by Marilyn Malick Herb.  Stiely was a former pastor and tomb stone cutter in the Lykens/Mahantongo Valleys.


In Memoriam: Dr. James Sterrett Smith

In Memoriam: Theodore Raymond Schwalm

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