John Burgoyne


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Noun1.John Burgoyne - British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792)John Burgoyne - British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792)
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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.
John Burgoyne 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.
John Burgoyne 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.
John Burgoyne, 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.
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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.