The Nation: The Army's Four Horsemen

Throughout his first year of command. General Washington has been evaluating his chief officers. As of last week, the four most notable were:

Major Gen. Charles Lee, 45

Washington's chief deputy is a former British lieutenant colonel of infantry who took up soldiering at the age of 15, learned six languages, once served as major general to the King of Poland, is an adopted son of a Mohawk tribe, and has lately been celebrated as a pamphleteer against the British Crown. A gaunt unkempt figure racked with gout, Lee is highly critical of...

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