Mad Anthony Wayne


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Noun1.Mad Anthony Wayne - American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796)Mad Anthony Wayne - American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796)
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Allegedly, Sheehan was a fan of Mad Anthony Wayne, the Revolutionary War hero of the Battle of Stony Point, and favored the name because he admired the general's audacity.
And so I would honor the soldiers of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey lines, who mutinied against George Washington and Mad Anthony Wayne. They were rebelling against the luxurious treatment of their gentry officers, and their own mistreatment: 500 lashes for misconduct, Washington decreed, and execute a few mutinous leaders to set an example.
Sources: Boyd, Thomas, Mad Anthony Wayne. New York, 1929.