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People/Characters: John Burgoyne, AKA Gentleman Johnny

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The American Heritage Book of The Revolution by Bruce Lancaster
Ballads and poems relating to the Burgoyne campaign by William Leete Stone
The Blooding of Jack Absolute by C. C. HumphreysGeneral
The British soldier in America : a social history of military life in the Revolutionary period by Sylvia R. FreyGeneral
For Want of a Nail : If Burgoyne Had Won at Saratoga by Robert SobelGeneral
The Generals of Saratoga: John Burgoyne and Horatio Gates by Max M. Mintz
George Washington: The Image and the Man by William E. WoodwardGeneral
Iron Tears: America's Battle for Freedom, Britain's Quagmire: 1775-1783 by Stanley Weintraub
John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy by Evan ThomasGeneral
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. KetchumGeneral
A Short History of the American Revolution by James L. Stokesbury
Washington's Immortals by Patrick K. O'Donnell
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. NelsonGeneral

Character description

General John Burgoyne (24 February 1722 – 4 August 1792) was a British army officer, politician and dramatist. He first saw action during the Seven Years' War when he participated in several battles, mostly notably during the Portugal Campaign of 1762. Burgoyne is best known for his role in the American War of Independence. During the Saratoga campaign he surrendered his army of 5,000 men to the American troops on October 17, 1777.

John Burgoyne in Wikipedia

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