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The King’s Famous Prisoner

Phillip Papas

in Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Charles Lee's experience as a prisoner at the hands of the British. At New Brunswick, Lee languished in a small jail cell for more than a month. Some British officers were ... More


Of Eloquence “Manly” and “Monstrous”: The Henpecked Husband in Revolutionary Political Debate, 1774–1775

Benjamin H. Irvin

in New Men: Manliness in Early America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727805
eISBN:
9780814728475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727805.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the figure of the henpecked husband in two satirical publications. The first is A Dialogue Between a Southern Delegate and His Spouse on His Return from the Grand Continental ... More


Lee’s Northern Disillusionment

Phillip Papas

in Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Charles Lee's military campaign in the North during the American Revolution as well as his frustration with the Continental Congress and George Washington's management of the ... More


Monmouth

Phillip Papas

in Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Charles Lee's court-martial after the Battle of Monmouth in 1778, mainly remembered as the longest one-day battle of the American Revolution. After his release, Lee lobbied ... More


Angels of Indecision: Virginia

Phillip Papas

in Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Charles Lee's actions in Virginia during the American Revolution and his disappointment with the Virginians' indecisiveness in declaring independence from the British. The ... More


Washington’s Scapegoat?

Phillip Papas

in Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Charles Lee's court-martial that was initiated due to his actions in the Battle of Monmouth. On July 4, 1778, Lee was in a makeshift courtroom in New Brunswick to hear the ... More


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