(Work in Progress!) The position of Commander-in-Chief was actually officially created after the death of William Harper, when Cameron Walsh replaced Harper.
William Harper served as the original leader of the New England Resistance. Under his leadership, the Resistance
In the final months of his leadership, the Resistance suffered several defeats in New York. It was discovered that spies had infiltrated several major positions in the Resistance.
1954-1960: Cameron Walsh
Cameron Walsh's leadership was different in three main respects. 1) Treatment of spies and traitors. Witnessing the assassination of his friend at the hands of a supposed comrade made Walsh very bitter toward traitors, spies and deserters. 2) Strategy. As Second-in-Command, Walsh was only able to do so much. As the Commander-in-Chief