Hessians were German Soldiers in the Revolutionary War. They were hired by King George III, due to his anger at the colonists. The Hessians were used by the British to fight in America. King George III sent thousands of them to America.
A grenadier of the Hessian Rall Regiment as he would have appeared in This was one of the three Hessian regiments defeated at the battle of Trenton. Being actually a garrison grenadier regiment did they not wear mustaches (except for possibly.