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McBurney, Christian M. George Washington’s Nemesis: The Outrageous Treason and Unfair Court-Martial of Major General Charles Lee during the Revolutionary War. First edition. California: Savas Beatie, 2019.

Highly recommend a video presentation by McBurney sponsored by the Fraunces Tavern Museum in New York

Papas, Phillip. Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee. New York: New York University Press, 2014.

Langworthy, Edward, ed. The Life and Memoirs of the Late Major General Lee, Second in Command to General Washington during the American Revolution to Which Are Added, Political and Military Essays and Letters. New York: Richard Scott, 1813.

Mazzagetti, Dominick A. Charles Lee: Self before Country, 2013.

Memoirs and Papers

Charles Lee Papers, 1759-1782. Accession 24716. Personal papers collection. The Library of Virginia. Richmond, Virginia.

Guide to Library of Virginia Papers

Lee, Charles. The Lee Papers. 4 volumes New York: New York Historical Society, 1871-4.

Volume I

Volume II

Volume III

Volume IV


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