Gentleman Johnny


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Noun1.Gentleman Johnny - British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792)Gentleman Johnny - British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792)
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General William Howe beat Washington in every pitched battle they fought, but his hatred for his compatriot General "Gentleman Johnny" Burgoyne exceeded his desire to win what he probably considered a pointless colonial dust-up.
Beltrami admitted he took a shine to his client, who was known as "Gentleman Johnny" as he never used violence during his crimes.
Colonel Morgan and his corps were ordered north to join the American forces opposing General John "Gentleman Johnny" Burgoyne and his force of nearly 10,000 British soldiers that had invaded upstate New York from Canada.