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ttention of his superiors.
Congress recognized his services, promoted him, and gave him an independent partisan corps.
Ever thereafter his position in the war was near the flashing of the guns.
His duties kept him close to the enemy's lines, and his legion was what cavalry should be — the eyes and ears of the army.
His communications to Washington were confidential, were sent direct, and he was ordered by the commander in chief to mark them Private.
When Washington was anxious to effect Arnold's capture he consulted the commander of the Light horse, who planned the famous desertion of Sergeant Champe.
He projected and executed the surprise and capture of Paulus Hook by a brilliant coup de main, and for prudence, bravery, and tactical skill was presented by Congress with a gold medal emblematical of his success — a distinction conferred on no other officer below the rank of general during the war. On one side of the medal was a bust of the hero, with the words: Henry Lee, Legioni