Washington and His Comrades: Chapter VI

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Anecdote of Burgoyne

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 18. –On the morning of the seventh instant, General Burgoyne invited General Frazer to breakfast with him. In the course of their conversation, Frazer told General Burgoyne that he expected in a day or two to be in …

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“Burgoyne’s Defeat” at London

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. December 9. –A correspondent in London writing under this date, says: –“The account of General Burgoyne’s treaty with Mr. Gates, arriving when the two Houses of Parliament were sitting, and in the warmth of high debate, the friends of …

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General Burgoyne Surrenders

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 17. –General Burgoyne having been defeated in a second trial on the field at Stillwater,1 and finding himself encircled without the least chance of escape, to-day surrendered to the Americans. General Gates, in a letter to his wife, …

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