Lord Howe would move north up the Hudson from occupied New York City, General John Burgoyne
would move south from Montreal, and Colonel Barrimore St.
comes across as a man driven by unflagging optimism until he finally realizes it is too late to save his beleaguered army.
Clair and John Burgoyne
faced and the logistical and terrain challenges they had to overcome so that the expedition could move forward.
1777: British commander General John Burgoyne
surrendered at Saratoga in the American War of Independence.
surrendered to American troops in Saratoga, New York, in a turning point of the Revolutionary War.
Corbett's thesis is presented in six segments--two provide the background, two are focused on the Saratoga Campaign, and the final two highlight military and political events upon the Lake Champlain frontier following General John Burgoyne
's October 1777 defeat.
The 34-year-old dad-of-three is pictured in the style of Joshua Reynolds' Portrait of General John Burgoyne
in the portrait, painted by talented mimic John Myatt.
In addition to traditional theatrical productions, the likes of which eighteenth-century audiences found at Covent Garden and on Drury Lane, O'Quinn follows circum-Atlantic performance theorist Joseph Roach's lead in examining public shows of many kinds: from coterie events such as John Burgoyne
's Fete Champetre, to open spectacles such as the Thames Regatta, to grand celebrations such as the five-day Commemoration of Handel in Westminster Abbey (c.f.
Even with explicit evidence to the contrary--for instance, after the debacle at Saratoga when General John Burgoyne
surrendered a British army to American General Horatio Gates and "returned army officers and generals gave devastating testimonies that the war was unwinnable because the majority of Americans were determined to oppose Britain" (p.
, the British commander of the campaign that had led to the battles of Saratoga, and 6,000 of his troops surrendered after American militiamen interdicted his supply lines and cut off his path of retreat.
Lt Gen John Burgoyne
was a British army leader Mick Jagger - see Question 9 spectrum?
British Lieutenant General John Burgoyne
and his troops lost to the Americans at Saratoga in 1777, and he faced parliamentary investigation two years after this pivotal defeat.