See also:British general and
See also:governor of Massachusetts, second son of the first
See also:Viscount Gage, was
See also:born in 1721 . He entered the army in 1741 and saw service in
See also:Flanders and in the
See also:campaign of
See also:Culloden, becoming
See also:lieutenant-colonel in the 44th
See also:foot in
See also:March 1751 . In 1754 he served in
See also:America, and he took
See also:part in the following
See also:year in General Braddock's disastrous expedition . In 1758 he became colonel of a new regiment, and served in Amherst's operations against
See also:Montreal . He was made governor of Montreal, and promoted major-general in 1761, and in 1763 succeeded Amherst in the command of the British forces in America; in 1770 he was made a lieutenant-general . In 1774 he was appointed governor of Massachusetts, and in that capacity was entrusted with carrying into effect the Boston
See also:Act . The difficulties which surrounded him in the execution of his
See also:office at this
See also:time of the gravest unrest culminated in 1775, and the
See also:action of the 19th of
See also:April at Lexington initiated the
See also:American War of Independence . After the
See also:battle of Bunker
See also:Hill, Gage was superseded by General (
See also:Howe, and returned to England . He became general in 1782, and died on the 2nd of April 1787 .
LYMAN JUDSON GAGE (1836– )
BARON VON HANS CHRISTOPH ERNST GAGERN (1766-'852)
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