Asgill Sir Charles 1762-1823 A Lieutenant In Cornwallis's Army





1780. Taken prisoner at Yorktown, condemned to death by the Americans,

to avenge death of a Revolutionary officer. Marie Antoinette having been

interested in his fate, interceded, and Asgill was released. Afterwards

served in the Low Countries and in Ireland. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) Chosen by lot

for retaliatory hanging, 198. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am. Biog.





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