Appointed to command the northern army, 1776; superseded by General Schuyler, 1777; re-appointed by Congress the same year: took Bourgoyne, October 1777; defeated by Cornwallis in South Carolina, 1780; resigned his commission to Congress the same year. [P. 7.]
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