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This Day In History July 7, 1777 – American Revolution: Battle of Hubbardton, Vermont – British and German Hessians surprise attack Patriots retreating from Ft. Ticonderoga

  The Green Mountain Boys, the Massachusetts militia and Colonel Nathan Hale’s forces stave off the European oppressors at a sanguineous cost, while main Patriot force moves safely south and future victories.   On this day in 1777, British and Patriot forces in the Saratoga campaign engage in the only battle fought in Vermont territory …

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