And out of this state of things, Burgoyne hoped to derive some substantial benefit.
The character of Burgoyne, Gates and Arnold, as shown by their acts.
It was in fact their right wing, composed of the British line and led by Burgoyne in person.
After Burgoyne had been a month at Fort Edward he was face to face with starvation.
At the time of the capitulation, the difficulty of making that port early in the winter was unknown to General Burgoyne.
Burgoyne had no time to lose, once his force was on the west bank of the Hudson.
But his failure to coperate, as contemplated in the plan, left General Burgoyne but little chance of success.
On the 7th of October Burgoyne attacked again at Stillwater.
The handsome head of General Burgoyne was lifted from the book like a flash.
Burgoyne had little food for his men and none for his horses.