by Steve Payne
says: what if Nathaniel Greene had caught George Washington sleeping
with his wife Kitty? Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do
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on this day at Morristown the First
Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army George Washington was shot dead
by his most gifted and dependable subordinate, the American Revolutionary
War General Nathanael Greene.
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Earlier in the evening, Greene had been sent on a wild goose chase, a
secret mission behind enemy lines in Philadelphia. It was so urgent,
General Washington had said, that he had to leave camp that night without
even saying goodbye to Kitty who was preparing to attend a party with her
However shortly after departing, his horse had grown lame, and Greene was
forced to abandon the mission and return to Morristown. Upon his
unexpected return, he immediately discovered that at the party, his wife
and the Commander had danced for three and a half-hours with each other
without stopping. Suspicious, he searched the camp, eventually discovering
that the pair had headed to the matresses in pursuit of their own secret
mission behind enemy lines.
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