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Lieutenant General John Burgoyne in the American Revolution
John Burgoyne and The Expedition of Lieut. Barry St. Albany, NY, Joel Munsell. The principal authorities consulted in the preparation of this volume -many of them, on this subject, intrinsically valueless-are, besides the Reidesel and Brunswick Journals, the following:. Lamb, sergeant in the Royal Welsh Fusileers, Dublin, Burgoyne , London, Carrington, Bvt.
General Burgoyne's Defeat In The Battle At Saratoga
John Burgoyne, and gd. Westminster About Burgoyne took as his mistress Susan Caulfield, an actress, by whom he had 4 children. Cornet 1 Royal Drag. Ireland ; col.
These complex operations required rebels to not only gather information on British intentions, but also plant false information on American movements to mislead British military leaders. Operating behind enemy lines, the spies had to get detailed information past enemy lines without revealing themselves or the recipients of their intelligence. To do this they made extensive use of covert methods including: coded messages, invisible ink, dead drops, mask letters and messages concealed in quills. Benjamin Tallmadge and the Culper Ring successfully utilized dead drops and invisible ink many times to get vital information out of British occupied cities. Among the most successful invisible ink formulas used by patriot agents was a potent agent-reagent ink mix created by Sir James Jay, brother to John Jay of Jay Treaty and Supreme Court fame.