Address to Cornwallis

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 30.—An American soldier, in the Maryland Gazette, thus addresses the unfortunate Cornwallis:— “My Lord:—A general who possesses that dignity of soul, which exalts the conqueror above the insolence of a triumph, and elevates the vanquished above meanness and …

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