The Continental Army, Chapter V

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Washington and His Comrades: Chapter VI

The First Great British Disaster John Burgoyne, in a measure a soldier of fortune, was the younger son of an impoverished baronet, but he had married the daughter of the powerful Earl of Derby and was well known in London society as a man of fashion and also as a man of letters, whose plays …

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English View of Ticonderoga

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Early this morning the people of Liverpool, in England, received the account of General Burgoyne and his brave forces having taken the fortress of Ticonderoga from the provincials, a place fortified so well both by art and nature as …

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Ticonderoga Abandoned

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. July 17. –By an express from the northward we learn that the American forces, under the command of General St. Clair, abandoned Fort Ticonderoga and the adjoining lines, on the morning of the 6th instant, and are now encamped …

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