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Horatio Gates & Benedict Arnold American military commanders. by Robin McKown

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806.,
  • Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801.,
  • Saratoga Campaign, N.Y., 1777 -- Juvenile literature.

Book details:

About the Edition

Biographies of two American military commanders of the Revolutionary War.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 157.

StatementIllustrated with old prints.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesSaratoga cluster
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE207.G3 M3
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4435178M
ISBN 100754321069
LC Control Number79088328

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Both commanding General Horatio Gates and his subordinate Arnold — yes, the traitor Benedict Arnold — emerge looking better than some historians have portrayed them.   Arnold suffered a painful gunshot leg wound in the last stage of the fighting and had to leave the field. His titular superior, Gen. Horatio Gates, took the British surrender. Arnold was slighted once again following the battles of Saratoga in September and October of Although General Horatio Gates, the cautious . Horatio Gates was born to a couple in the service of Peregrine Osborne, 2nd Duke of Leeds, at Maldon, England in Gates received a lieutenant's commission in the .

Horatio Gates was first in command and Benedict Arnold was in second. Robert Gates, named after Horatio's father the person who named the Boston massacre was Horatio gates dad he .