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JULY 5-6, 1777: SECOND BATTLE OF TICONDEROGA (AND BATTLE OF VALCOUR ISLAND)


The 1777 Siege of Fort Ticonderoga occurred between July 2 and 6, 1777 near the southern end of Lake Champlain in New York.

In September 1775, the American Continental Army invaded Quebec. In July 1776 the army was sent back to Fort Ticonderoga by the British army. A small Continental Navy fleet on Lake Champlain was defeated October 1776 on … Continue reading


MAY 17, 1777: BATTLE OF THOMAS CREEK, FLORIDA


The Battle was fought in the vicinity of the Nassau River bridge. It was Florida’s only real battle during the Revolution, however there were some other raids & skirmishes. This was the southernmost battle of the War. The British had been raiding into Georgia from Florida, which was under British control, and so the Patriots marched into Florida in 1777. … Continue reading


BATTLES OF TRENTON AND PRINCETON


The Battle of Trenton, New Jersey was one of the turning points of the American Revolutionary War. Having lost New York to the British at the Battle of Long Island in the summer of August 1776. British forces under General William Howe had been driving the Continental Army south out of New York. On November 16 the British overran Fort … Continue reading


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