Battle of Ticonderoga (31 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On 6 July, Major General John Burgoyne led a force of 8,000 and captured Fort Ticonderoga. Americans beat back Burgoyne at Bemis Heights on 7 October. On 17 October, Burgoyne surrendered at Saratoga, New York.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Battle of Ticonderoga". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5920, accessed 08 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. American War of Independence