American Revolution Podcast

ARP179 Prisoner Exchanges

December 13, 2020

Over the winter of 1777-78.  General Washington and General Howe try to come to an agreement to exchange prisoners of War.  While an agreed cartel proves elusive, their efforts see the return of General Charles Lee and Colonel Ethan Allen.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: Captives of Liberty: Prisoners of War and the Politics of Vengeance in the American Revolution, 2019 by T. Cole Jones 

Online Recommendation of the Week: The Exchange of Major-General Charles Lee, https://archive.org/details/exchangeofmajorg00boud

 

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