Papers found on british spy major andre (andre papers) “most of the documents in this series were created by major general benedict arnold to supply information to the british army concerning the conditions, personnel, and ordnance of the american fortifications at west point, new york types of information include disposition of troops . John andre’s body hung in silence for thirty minutes before being taken down alexander hamilton, the official and other papers of the late major-general . Major john andre in 18th century warfare, most captured officers were treated well and then exchanged for enemy officers also captured by the opposing side andré, however, was a spy. Major john andre was clinton's adjutant and arnold's contact after a meeting with arnold, andre was caught behind the lines by a group of militiamen commanded by john paulding he was in civilian clothes with a pass from arnold - and the plans to west point were found in his boot. Memorial for major john andre, loyalist spy at fold3com - maj john andre (aka john anderson) was a british officer who was captured and hung as a spy for aiding benedict arnold during the revolutionary war.
Major john andré save john andré (2 may 1750 – 2 october 1780) 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. Major john andre, a british spymaster, convicted as a spy on american soil and sentenced to die, what do you think happened andre had a fabulous childhood and wonderful teen years until his father died when he was nineteen. Andrã‰ was the british officer captured behind american lines with the papers that revealed benedict arnold's treason. On this day in history, september 29, 1780, british spy, major john andre, is sentenced to death by hanging for his role in the benedict arnold treason affair.
John andre captured in tarrytown (currier & ives, library of congress) andre joined the british occupations of new york and philadelphia, where he lived in benjamin franklin’s house he was a favorite among colonial society as he was a charming conversationalist, a good singer and a talented artist. Major john andre was a noted british officer during the american revolution who is best remembered for his role in benedict arnold's treachery. Answer: major john andre, was the special messenger for general benedict arnold andre, was caught while on his way to take secret papers to british officials. Major john andré john andré was born in london to a swiss father and french mother he attended the university of geneva, and in 1771, purchased a commission as a second lieutenant in the royal welsh fusiliers.
Major john andre’s mysterious white braid posted on june 1, 2014 updated on june 1, 2014 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. The revolutionary war journals of major john andre, beautifully bound andre, john andre’s journal an authentic record of the movements and engagements of the british army in america from june 1777 to november 1778 as recorded from day by day. The unfortunate death of major john andré 1873, hamilton(first name unknown) it was assumed that andre possessed stolen papers what followed was a sequence of improbable coincidences and near-misses that led to the recognition that arnold was a traitor and to his escape. 1780: major john andre, benedict arnold’s handler october 2nd, 2008 headsman on this date in 1780, the honorable british major john andre got what benedict . After a military trial, major john andre was condemned to death as a spy and was hanged on october 2, 1780, at tappan, new york at his execution, he asked the audience to remember that he died bravely, and his plight and courage moved many on both sides of the war, and left arnold even more despised by the british.
Major john andre: page 2 the reveal themselves and immediately search andre, discovering arnold's papers hidden in his boot andre is immediately arrested. Library of congress digital collections documents from the continental congress and the constitutional convention, 1774 to 1789 articles and essays to form a more perfect union major john andré. John andre: case officer, robert amory, jr in may of 1779, two and a half years before its decisive victory at yorktown, the continental cause was in a precarious state. Major andre's capture [laws a2] description: the young gentleman, john paulding, escapes from a british prison and helps capture major andre american general benedict arnold escapes and leaves andre to be executed.
Benedict arnold (1741-1801, on the left), an american officer who shifted his allegiances to britain, handing papers to his british contact major john andre andre was later captured and arnold's . Self-portrait by major john andré, drawn on the eve of his execution they searched him and found arnold's papers in his stocking maj john andre monument . British major john andré (1751–1780 authentic narrative of the causes which led to the death of major andre, william heath papers, massachusetts historical .
Jj feild on 'turn' finale and major andré's hair but if you look at the official bloody portrait of john andré, he had the braid” . When his british contact, major john andré, was captured by the americans, arnold escaped on a british ship, leaving andré to be hanged as a spythe sacrifice of andré made arnold odious to loyalists, and his reputation was further tarnished among his former neighbours when he led a raid.