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The Life of Major John André, Adjutant-General of the British Army in America

By: Winthrop Sargent

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1871)

Seller ID: S2176

ISBN: 0078842176X

Condition: 498 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1871), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 498 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


“‘All I request of you, gentlemen, is that you will bear witness to the world that I die like a brave man.’ The signal was given; the wagon rolled swiftly away…and the sudden shock as he was jerked from the coffin-lid on which he stood, produced immediate death.” The monumental inscription in Westminster Abbey says “he fell a sacrifice to his zeal for his king and country…” John André is best remembered for being hanged as a spy for his role as Benedict Arnold’s co-conspirator in the attempt to take West Point during the American Revol... View more info