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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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