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Last days of Washington"s army at Newburgh.

by Joel Tyler Headley

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Published by Harpers & bros. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination[651]-672 p. :
    Number of Pages672
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22884599M

    The Newburgh Conspiracy was what appeared to be a planned military coup by the Continental Army in March , when the American Revolutionary War was at its end. The conspiracy may have been instigated by members in the Congress of the Confederation, who circulated an anonymous letter in the army camp at Newburgh, New York, on Ma Soldiers were unhappy that they had not . In March of , George Washington faced a serious threat to his authority and to the civil government of the new nation. The Continental Army, based in Newburgh, New York, was awaiting word of peace negotiations between Great Britain and the United States.

    On Ma , General George Washington learned that his officers planned to meet on the following day at the Temple of Virtue, a large hall at the New Windsor Cantonment near his headquarters in Newburgh, New York. At the meeting they were to discuss a fiery petition, probably written by John Armstrong, Jr., an aide de camp of Horatio Gates, calling for the officers to mutiny if Congress. The next day, Congress created the position of Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, and unanimously elected Washington to that position. Congress formally presented him with his commission on J and he departed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on J headed for Massachusetts.

      George Washington, Speech to the Officers of the Army at Newburgh, Ma Submit a Correction * Name * Email * Message Share on Facebook Tweet Long Before Many Of His Friends Abandoned Him, New Book Claims. Carmine Sabia Aug at pm. k Reactions. Steve Straub Aug at am. Last Days of Washington's Army at Newburgh. American War of Independence. A rare original article from the Harper's Monthly Magazine,


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