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People/Characters: Henry Clinton

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1776 by David McCullough
1776: The Illustrated Edition by David McCullough
31 Bond Street by Ellen Horan
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
Alexander Hamilton's Revolution by Phillip Thomas TuckerGeneral Sir Henry Clinton
Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence by John Ferling
The American Heritage Book of The Revolution by Bruce Lancaster
Battle for Manhattan by Bruce BlivenLieut. Gen.
The Campaign That Won America: The Story of Yorktown by Burke Davis
The Execution of Major Andre by John Evangelist Walsh
George vs. George: The American Revolution As Seen from Both Sides by Rosalyn Schanzer
The Glorious Cause by Jeff Shaara
The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 by Robert Middlekauff
Go Set a Watchman by Harper LeeHank
Iron Tears: America's Battle for Freedom, Britain's Quagmire: 1775-1783 by Stanley Weintraub
Johnny One-Eye: A Tale of the American Revolution by Jerome Charyn
Lafayette! : a Revolutionary War tale by Nathan Hale
The Long Fuse: How England Lost the American Colonies 1760-1785 by Don Cook
Saratoga, Turning Point of America's Revolutionary War by Richard M. Ketchum
Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth by Holger Hoock
A Short History of the American Revolution by James L. Stokesbury
Washington's Immortals by Patrick K. O'DonnellGeneral Sir Henry Clinton, b. 1730
The Whites of Their Eyes by Paul Lockhart
With Fire and Sword: The Battle of Bunker Hill and the Beginning of the American Revolution by James L. Nelson
Written in My Own Heart's Blood by Diana Gabaldon

Character description

General Sir Henry Clinton, KB (16 April 1730 – 23 December 1795) was a British army officer and politician, best known for his service as a general during the American War of Independence. First arriving in Boston in May 1775, from 1778 to 1782 he was the British Commander-in-Chief in North America. In addition to his military service, due to the influence of the 2nd Duke of Newcastle, he was a Member of Parliament for many years. Late in life he was named Governor of Gibraltar, but died before assuming the post.

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