The Hessians

Riedesel, Baron Friedrich von. Painting (bust) by Schroeder. Conscription of German soldiers for service in America / A. Bobbell sc. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. Surrender of the Hessian troops to General Washington after the Battle of Trenton. Lithograph by Henry Hoff, 1850.
"Yonder are the Hessians. They were bought for seven pounds and tenpence a man. Are you worth more? Prove it. Tonight the American flag floats from yonder hill or Molly Stark sleeps a widow!" — John Stark at the Battle of Bennington, 1777