, the means were vi●le; too vile even to justify the end.
Washington was c
ensured severely for h▓is severity at the time, but no one now wou●ld blame him.He h
ad his duty to his coun▓try to do, and he did it.None the less, Andrè垿’s
bones were eventually moved to We▓stminster Abbey, and a fulsome tablet records● the manner of his death.
* * * * *
, Cornwallis in the Caro
linas ●scored a victory at Guildford Courthouse, wh●ere the Guards, the old 71st, ●and the 23rd and 33rd, defeated ▓an infer
ior force of militia and
what were● fast becoming seasoned troops, bu●t the task was too heavy for his strength.〃埌My cavalry,” he sadly writes●, “wanted everything, and the infantry e▓verything but shoes.” So he
marc▓hed, with sundry skirmishes of little value i▓n various places, north-east towards York ●Town, and Lord Rawdon, w
ho practicall●y commanded the other wing, fell bac●k south-east towards Charleston, with the 3rd,● 63rd, and 64th.
While Greene watched and ●“contained” the latter, Washington and● Rochambeau, giv
ing up the long-cherished ●idea of the defence of the Hudson and the ●capture of New York, moved into Virginia to ▓assist York Town.When121 the first paral
lel ●of the siege was completed, Washington ●fired