Year of the Hangman
by: Gary Blackwood
Creighton and his friends fight in the revolutionary war, the revolutionary war was the British against the 13 colonies of North America. It went from April 19, 1775 to September 3, 1783. The 2 groups were the loyalists (British) and the patriots (Americans)
Creighton lived in Britain, he always snuck away from his mom or caused trouble. Then his mom decided it would be good for him to fight in the army. She made Creighton's uncle come and take him away to Virginia where he starts to fight for the British.
He then meets Sophie and Dr.Franklin. He starts working at their printing press. Creighton finds out his dad actually died helping the Americans. The printing press got burnt down and Dr.Franklin was inside. Too much smoke got in his lungs and he died.
Colonel Gower (Creighton's uncle) and Arnold have a duel and Arnold wins, so Colonel Gower died. Creighton goes looking for General Washington and finds his father. Creighton gets shot and finds out that General Washington got hung. He goes back to Sophie and lives there.