TITLE

Did a card game with a prisoner affect the siege of Fort Sackville--and did the prisoner violate his parole terms?

AUTHOR(S)
Callison, Herbert
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Military History;Jun99, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines whether the card game played by Captain Leonard Helm of the United States (US) Revolutionary Army and a prisoner with his captor Colonel Henry Hamilton of Great Britain affected the siege of Fort Sackville on February 24, 1779. Background information on Forst Sackville; Details on the event; Role of Colonel George Rogers Clark in the siege; Speculation as to why Helm risks his parole status.
ACCESSION #
1769661

 

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