Encamped above the Hudson for the last, hard winter of the Revolution, the officers of the Continental Army began to talk mutiny. It would be up to their harried commander to defend the most precious principle of the infant nation—the supremacy of civilian rule .
The brilliant Polish engineer who made possible the victory at Saratoga was a fighter for freedom in both America and his homeland
BATTLES OF THE REVOLUTION
Defeated at Saratoga, Burgoyne’s troops faced nearly five years of enforced exile in a hostile countryside