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This Day In U.S. History November 17, 1775 – Colonel Knox Begins The Noble Train Of Artillery

    This Day In U.S. History November 17, 1775 – Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Revolutionary War: Continental Army Col. Henry Knox Sets Out With The Noble Train Of Artillery Source “The American Revolution Day By Day – Lighting Freedom’s Flame”     The Noble Train of Artillery, also known as …

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This Day In History July 6, 1777 – American Revolution: End of Siege of Fort Ticonderoga

  After the British occupy a mountain overlooking the fort training their cannon on the Americans, followed by a skirmish the Americans withdraw. The British will pursue the Americans south but will bog down in the heavy forests and Lt. General Burgoyne’s campaign ultimately failing when he surrenders at the Battles of Saratoga.   The …

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