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TURN Season 1 Cast Photos - Burn Gorman (Major Hewlett), JJ Feild (John Andre) and Samuel Roukin (John Graves Simcoe)  Photo by Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

Burn Gorman as Major Hewlett, JJ Field as Major John Andre, Samuel Roukin as John Graves Simcoe AMCs Turn

On This Day in History, May 29, 1780, Banastre Tarleton wins the Battle of the Waxhaws, an infamous battle of the American Revolution that would earn him the epithets Bloody Ban and Ban the Butcher.

On This Day in History, May Banastre Tarleton wins the Battle of the Waxhaws, an infamous battle of the American Revolution that would earn him the epithets Bloody Ban and Ban the Butcher.

From the "Life Takes Lemons" blog.  A fun read about Mary and Banastre Tarleton.

From the "Life Takes Lemons" blog. A fun read about Mary and Banastre Tarleton.

Paintings of Henry Clinton by Andrea Sold (The British Museum)i; Banastre Tarleton by Joshua Reynolds (The National Gallery); and George Hanger (inset) by Thomas Beach (Royal Collection Trust).

The Revolutionary War in the south: Re-evaluations of certain British and British American actors - Journal of the American Revolution

The Thunderer,Banastre Tarleton,Prince of Wales,The Whirligig,1782,James Gillray

The Thunderer,Banastre Tarleton,Prince of Wales,The Gillray

Brutal Virtue: The Myth and Reality of Banastre Tarleton - Anthony Scotti. Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton is one of the most infamous figures in the annals of American Revolutionary War history. His British Legion, popularly known as the “Green Horse” or “Tarleton’s Legion,” was an extremely mobile military formation, consisting of both cavalry and light infantry. It participated in most of the major engagements fought in the Southern theater and its Loyalist members committed frequent…

Brutal Virtue: The Myth and Reality of Banastre Tarleton - Anthony Scotti. Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton is one of the most infamous figures in the annal

Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton (1754–1833) later Sir Tarleton, 1st Baronet

Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton (1754–1833) later Sir Tarleton, 1st Baronet

Lt Col Banastre Tarleton, British Legion. Successful during the Revolutionary War, in both the Northern and Southern Campaigns.It was in the Waxhaws that Tarleton came to symbolize British cruelty in the Revolutionary War. In the Waxhaws Tarleton was seen as a "butcher" when , it was said, America forces under Buford laid down their arms in an attempt to surrender yet the British continued their assault and his reputation grew."Tarleton's quarter", in effect, came to mean "no quarter''.

Portrait of British Lieutenant Edward Bascomb Trent (original portrait of Banastre Tarleton-scorge of American patriots in the south)

An etching from a portrait of Sir Banastre Tarleton, a British soldier and politician best known for his role in the American Revolutionary War, 1832. From the New York Public Library. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images).

An etching from a portrait of Sir Banastre Tarleton, a British soldier and politician best known for his role in the American Revolutionary War, From the New York Public Library. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images).