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The life of Major John André, adjutant-general of the British army in America.

by Sargent, Winthrop

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Published by D.Appleton and Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • André, John, 1751-1780

  • Edition Notes

    Memorial edition.

    StatementBy Winthrop Sargent ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE280.A5 S3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. leaf, xiv, 478 p.
    Number of Pages478
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6920224M
    LC Control Number02022601
    OCLC/WorldCa14470749

    On the 15th of June , George Washington was elected General and Commander-in-chief. It was resolved (by the Continental Congress, June 16th) "that there be appointed for the American Army two (2) major-generals, with pay $ per month, eight (8) brigadier-generals and one (1) adjutant-general, with pay $ per month.". The Life and Career of Major John Andre, Adjutant-General of the British Army in America by Winthrop Sargent. Published by Ticknor & Fields Spine damaged as seen in photograph. pages with 4 appendicies ib back. A period label from the Hamilton Literary Association Paste Down inside cover. Book is in fair condition.

    Major André's journal; operations of the British army under Lieutenant Generals Sir William Howe and Sir Henry Clinton, June, to November, , recorded by Major John André, adjutant general; to which is added The ethics of Major André's mission, Author: André, John, Author: Willcox, Cornélis De Witt, Author. Adjutant general, an army or air force official, originally the chief assistant or staff officer to a general in command but later a senior staff officer with solely administrative responsibilities.. In Britain the second military member of the army council was historically styled adjutant general to the forces. That department was charged with all duties pertaining to personnel; in the.

    The glamour of military life appealed to Andre, but coming from the merchant class and of limited means, he would not be able to advance in the British army, where a purchase system almost always governed promotions. After his father's death, in , Andre felt obliged to financially care for his family and entered his father's counting house.   The Adjutant General's Corps dates back to the formation of the U.S. Army. Horatio Gates, a former British Army officer, is honored as the father of the Adjutant General's Corps. On 16 June , the Continental Congress appointed him as the first Adjutant General to George Washington with the commission of a brigadier general.


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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. Americans have been most generous in their sympathies for the fate of "poor Andre."/5(2).

Life and career of Major John Andre, adjutant-general of the British army in America. New York, W. Abbatt, (OCoLC) Named Person: John André; John André: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Winthrop Sargent; William Abbatt. Life and career of Major John André, adjutant-general of the British Army in America.

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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.

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.

Title Major John Andre, late Adjutant General of the British army in North America / Dodd delin. ; Cook sculp. Summary John André, full-length portrait, facing right with left hand on hip, right hand holding sword, wearing military uniform in.

The Adjutant-General to the Forces, commonly just referred to as the Adjutant-General (AG), was for just over years one of the most senior officers in the British was latterly responsible for developing the Army's personnel policies and supporting its people.

The Adjutant-General usually held the rank of general or lieutenant general. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. The Life and Career of Major John Andre, Adjutant-General of the British Army in America by Sargent, Winthrop COVID Update J Biblio is open and shipping orders.

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[2]W. Sargent, The life and career of Major John André, adjutant-general of the British army in America (Boston: Ticknor and Fields, ), [3]Ibid., [4]Washington to the President of Congress, October 7,Writings of George Washington. An adjutant general is both a rank and a role that may represent the principal staff officer of an army; through the adjutant general, the commanding general receives communications and issues military orders.

In the United States, the adjutant general is the chief military officer of the United States National Guard units in any one of the American states. André was the son of Anthony and Marie-Louise André (daughter of Paul Girardot of Paris). On 25th January he purchased a commission in the British Army and, shortly afterwards, he was posted to America.

Inhe was promoted to Adjutant General, with the rank of Major, to General Sir Henry Clinton, Commander of the British Army in New. The trial of Major John Andre with an appendix, containing sundry interesting letters interchanged on the occasion.

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This List of Adjutants General of the U.S. Army gives the chief administrative officer of the United States Army, from to Further reading Ingersoll, Lurton Dunham (). A History of the War Department of the United States. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: F. army, he wrote the Indian wars chapter of the Army’s historical volume American Military History.

Bell is the author of Secretaries of War and Secretaries of the Army: Portraits and Biographical Sketches (), The th Infantry in Occupation (), The Snake: A Noble and Various River (), John Gregory. In the British Army appointed him the Adjutant general holding the rank of major under General Sir Henry Clinton.

General Clinton was cognizant of America’s position at West Point and was aware that capturing West Point would liberate Hudson River from colonial power and the army of Washington will be forced to New Jersey.

Origins of the U.S. Army Adjutant General’s Corps The origins of the U.S. Army Adjutant General’s Corps date back to the American Revolution and and the formation of the Continental Army that General George Washington would command for the duration of the war against Great Britain, On 16 June the Continental Congress.

John Andre esqr., late Adjutant General of the British forces in America Summary John André, full-length portrait, facing right with left arm raised and pointing to the right, wearing military uniform. Created / Published [ Dec.].John Andre (2 May – 2 October ) was a Major in the British Army who served as Adjutant-General of the British forces in North America during the American Revolutionary was involved in intelligence and counterintelligence, which saw him recruiting Robert Rogers and the Queen's Rangers to carry out tasks for William Howe in lateattempting .Adjutant, an officer who assists the commander of a military British and Commonwealth armed forces the adjutant is the principal administrative staff officer of the commander of a battalion, battle group, regiment, squadron, or military the United States Army a human resources officer fills the role traditionally held by the adjutant.