"Gentleman Johnny" Burgoyne by Joshua Reynolds. was a British army officer, politician and dramatist. Met defeat at the important Revolutionary War battle at Saratoga, NY, for which he was held to blame at the time. Popular and accomplished playwright.
Valiant Ambition by Nathaniel Philbrick. Presents an account of the complicated middle years of the American Revolution that shares insights into the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.
The cover is a modern imagining of what Martha Washington looked like as a young woman of Virginia. This painting hangs in the Education Center at Mount Vernon. Biography - Martha Washington: An American Life by Patricia Brady