By Christian McBurney
occasionally those operations succeeded, as with the fantastic captures of significant common Charles Lee, significant common Richard Prescott, Brigadier normal Gold Selleck Silliman, and North Carolina’s governor Thomas Burke. occasionally they slightly failed, as with the violent try out through British mystery provider operatives opposed to significant normal Philip Schuyler and the challenge through British dragoons opposed to Thomas Jefferson. many of the kidnapped, similar to signer of the statement of Independence Richard Stockton and Delaware’s governor John McKinly, suffered harm to their reputations. The kidnapper risked all—if stuck, he may be hanged. This e-book covers greater than thirty significant tried and winning abductions of army and civilian leaders from 1775 to 1783, from Maine to Georgia, and together with in nice Britain.
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Abductions in the American Revolution: Attempts to Kidnap George Washington, Benedict Arnold and Other Military and Civilian Leaders by Christian McBurney