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Fort Stanwix (site of modern Rome, New York) occupied a strategic western portage known as the Oneida Carrying Place between the Mohawk River, which flowed southeast to the Hudson River, and Wood Creek leading to Lake Ontario. Built by the British in 1758 during the French and Indian War, the fort had fallen into disrepair. The site again became strategically … Continue reading
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
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