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.
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Richert, Lucas Paul. "Battle of Ticonderoga". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5920, accessed 23 March 2018.]
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