British defeated at Bennington (53 words)

Historical Context Note

Context

On the 16th of August, 1777 the British were defeated at the Battle of Bennington. It was a decisive victory for the American troops, who were largely made of militiamen led by General John Stark (28th August, 1728 - 8th May, 1822). The victory boosted the colonists' morale and caused severe losses to the British forces.


Related Groups

  1. American War of Independence

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here.