Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gen. Howe” in chapter 211, page 530 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
He resigned, and took up arms for the colonists.
He was taken prisoner in the first year of the war, and carried to New York.
In 1777 a convention was held for the exchange of prisoners, when Gen. Howe reserved Gen. Lee--out of the list of prisoners to be exchanged — on the ground that his case was different from that of the Americans, he having been an officer in the King's army.
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