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Major John André

P. Leo Haid

Major John André

an historical drama in five acts

by P. Leo Haid

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Published by J. Murphy in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • André, John, -- 1751-1780 -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby P. Leo Haid
    SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination68 p
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15199816M

      The Journal of Major John André is the journal of the famous British spy who was caught attempting to assist Benedict Arnold during the Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: John André.   Major Andre's Journal. by John Andre. NOOK Book (eBook) $ LEND ME ® See Details. English In Stock Overview. John André ( – ) was a British Army officer hanged as a spy by the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War for assisting Benedict Arnold's attempted surrender of the fort at West Point Author: John Andre.

      An eyewitness account of the last day of André can be found in the book a Biographical Sketch of the Most Prominent Generals by James Thacher, M.D., a surgeon in the American Revolutionary Army. Get Books. Major John Andr Major John Andre by Robert McConnell Hatch, Major John Andr Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Major John Andr books, The story of the British intelligence officer whose undercover dealings with Benedict Arnold came very close to winning the Revolutionary War for King George III.

    Capture of Major John Andre by John Paulding, David Williams and Issac Vanwart Summary Print shows British Major John André being captured by members of the New York militia. The men are examining papers concerning the capture of West Point which André .   Major John Andre’s mysterious white braid. Posted on June 1, Updated on June 1, Just in case you’ve been watching TURN in hermetic isolation or have only seen the episodes that don’t feature Major John Andre as a main character, I’m referring to the little white braid seen here.


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Major John André by P. Leo Haid Download PDF EPUB FB2

John André (2 May – 2 October ) was a major in the British Army and head of its Secret Service in America during the American Revolutionary was hanged as a spy by the Continental Army for assisting Benedict Arnold's attempted surrender of the Major John André book at Allegiance: Great Britain.

Good choice for a book report. Both a traditional adventure story and a moral tale, "Major Andre" is non-fiction at its finest. Like the legend of the starving soldiers at Valley Forge, the Revolutionary War story of the much-admired British spy John Andre has been told and retold by generations of American history by: 4.

John André ( – ) was a British Army officer hanged as a spy by the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War for assisting Benedict Arnold's attempted surrender of the fort at West Point, New York to the British.

According to Tallmadge's account of the events, he and André conversed during the latter's captivity and Cited by: 1.

John André was head of the British Army’s Secret Service in North America as the Revolutionary War entered its most bitter and, ultimately, decisive phase. Inhe masterminded the defection of a high-ranking American officer—General Benedict Arnold/5(14). John André, British army officer who negotiated with the American general Benedict Arnold and was executed as a spy during the American Revolution (–83).

Sent to Major John André book inAndré became chief intelligence officer to the British commander in chief, General Sir Henry Clinton, in New York.

At the close ofas part of a prisoner exchange, Andre was returned to Howe, now wintering in New York. Andre presented Howe a memoir he had compiled from his observations in "the colonies." Impressed by the young man's abilities, Howe first gave him a captaincy in the 26th Regiment and recommended him as an aide to Major-General Charles Grey.

Major John Andre (May 2, –Oct. 2, ) was a British intelligence officer during the Americanhe assumed oversight of secret intelligence for the British army and opened contact with American traitor Maj. Gen. Benedict was later captured, convicted, and hanged as a spy.

With the capture of John André and his death by hanging, part of the history of the 3d Dragoons comes to an end. The tale of John André, a key member of the staff of the British forces and Adjutant General under General Grey, is woven within the history of the 3d Dragoons.

John André was the “enemy” against whom the rebel light horse fought. John André was born in London, England, on May 2, ByAndré had joined the British Army and was sent to serve in Canada in In NovemberAndré was promoted to major and named adjutant general by General Henry Clinton, the British commander-in-chief.

At this point in the American Revolution, Clinton was aware of the. Margaret Shippen was born J in Philadelphia, the fourth and youngest daughter of Edward Shippen IV and Margaret Francis, the daughter of Tench Francis, Sr.; she was nicknamed "Peggy".

She was born into a prominent Philadelphia family, which included two Philadelphia mayors and the founder of Shippensburg, Shippen was a judge and member of the Provincial Council.

It now seems clear that Andre looted Franklin's house under orders from Grey, explaining Andre's inability to offer his friend an explanation. Following Grey's departure, in NovemberAndre was awarded the rank of major and appointed deputy Adjutant General on the the staff of Sir Henry Clinton, Howe's successor and the new British.

Major André's Journal book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. John André ( – ) was a British Army officer hanged as /5. Major John André Monument, also known as the Site of Major John André's Hanging and Burial, is a historic monument located at Tappan in Rockland County, New is a gray granite monument erected in and approximately 40 inches square and 58 inches tall.

It is located in a circular plot approximately 31 feet in diameter. It commemorates the site of the hanging of Major John André on. I first heard about John André through the TV series "Turn: Washington's Spies," which I was drawn to as a fan of JJ Feild, the actor who portrays André.

I quickly became interested in learning more about the real Major André, and chose this book due to its excellent reviews/5. I became interested in Major John Andre from watching the TV series on AMC, "Turn". Of course I already knew some of his story.

He was more than just a messenger and Benedict Arnold's case officer. There's a book for sale on Amazon written like a CIA case file by Major Andre.

This book was written by the Major himself and shows a well-tuned 5/5. Major John André: The Life and Death of the Famous British Spymaster during the Revolutionary War profiles the influential part the dashing British spymaster played in the Revolution. Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about André /5(7).

While Benedict Arnold is the best-known traitor in American history and lived, Arnold’s British confidant and accomplice in the plot to turn the American garrison at West Point over to the British, Major John André was not so fortunate.

André lost his life on the gallows executed as a spy. André was born and raised in luxury in London to wealthy Huguenot’s.

[15]Sargent, The life and career of Major John André, [16]Anna Seward, Monody on Major Andre. (Author of the elegy on Capt. Cook); To which are added, letters addressed to her by Major Andre, in the year (London: J.

Dodsley, ), 1 (dedication). [17]Sargent, The life and career of Major John André, I liked this book very much for the following reasons: 1) Provided the more sinister and "better than Americans" attitude of the British, as yet fully unacknowledged with its shocking mockery of our truest patriots.

2) My opinion of Andre is an overly wrought emotional statement: Major André was caught with Benedict Arnold's papers indicating secrets for the British on how to invade West /5. A lock of Major Andre's hair, together with a miniature portrait.

[from Rare Books and Manuscripts, pg. 94]. Collection. Print Collection portrait file. Major John André. Library locations The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection Topics Public figures André, John, Genres Clippings. I’ll be honest when I first got this book, I thought it was a biography of Major John Andre.

It is not. This is a fictional account written from his point of view of his meeting with Benedict Arnold, his journey to British lines and subsequent capture and his imprisonment, trial and execution/5.John André was a British Army officer who was tried and executed for his espionage by the ‘Continental Army’ at the time of the ‘American War of Independence’.

After being sent to the United States, he served as chief intelligence officer in New York City under General .Major John André book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. *Includes pictures *Includes contemporary accounts about André's career a /5.