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Arnold and General Robertson

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 23.—On Arnold’s arrival in New York, the sagacious great ones supposed, that upon paying particular attention to the villain, they would lessen his crimes in the eyes of the world, and introduce him to the notice of their…

The Soldier and his Cards

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. December 27.—A soldier in the American army being unfortunately surprised at a game of cards by a sergeant who owed him an old grudge, was carried before the colonel of the regiment, that he might be punished for gaming,…

Andre Sentenced to be Hung

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 1.—Yesterday the board of general officers appointed by General Washington for the trial of the unfortunate Major Andre, having fully considered the facts belonging to his case, reported that he “ought to be considered as a spy from…

Battle of Camden

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 16.—Early this morning the advanced parties of the British under Cornwallis, and the Americans under General Gates, met in the woods near Camden. The result is not altogether known, but from every quarter we hear of the total…