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Gentleman Johnny Burgoyne

Francis Josiah Hudleston

Gentleman Johnny Burgoyne

With a biographical note by Arthur Machen.

by Francis Josiah Hudleston

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Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burgoyne, John, -- 1722-1792

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 331-337.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA67.1 B8 H8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination337 p.
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15466500M

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During the summer and fall of one of the great military campaigns of world history was fought in the dense forests and rolling fields of upstate New York and Vermont. John “Gentleman Johnny” Burgoyne led a combined force of some 9, British Redcoats, German hirelings, vengeful Tories and blood-thirsty Indians.

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4 August ) was a British army officer, politician and dramatist. He first saw action during the Seven Years' War when he participated in several battles.Inevents in North America took a decisive turn with the defeat and surrender of British forces under the command of Gen.

John “Gentleman Johnny” Burgoyne at Saratoga. The decisive nature of the British defeat convinced the French king Louis XVI to authorize an alliance with the rebellious American colonies.