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Orderly Book of the 5th Continental Infantry Regiment, New Hampshire Historical Society

In the summer and fall of 1776, the decrepit fortifications at Ticonderoga and the area surrounding it became one of the top five population... The post Orderly Book of the 5th Continental Infantry Regiment, New Hampshire Historical Society appeared first...

Brown’s Raid on Ticonderoga and Mount Independence

This story begins five weeks after Gen. John Burgoyne’s army forced the Americans to abandon positions on Lake Champlain in July 1777. On August... The post Brown’s Raid on Ticonderoga and Mount Independence appeared first on Journal of the American...

In Defense of Mount Independence

It’s an understatement to say that the spring of 1776 had not gone well for the American army in Canada. After a campaign that... The post In Defense of Mount Independence appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

Supporting American Revolution History

Restrictions on travel and gather due to the coronavirus pandemic have had a significant impact on historic sites and institutions dedicated to the American... The post Supporting American Revolution History appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

Arthur St. Clair’s Decision to Abandon Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Independence

Click to enlarge. Fortifications at Ticonderoga and Mount Independence, based on a map by engineer Thaddeus Kosciuszko[1] On the night of July 5-6, 1777, an American army under the command of Maj. Gen. Arthur St. Clair abruptly withdrew from the twin...

Mount Independence: “The most intact Revolutionary War site in America”

Everybody has heard of Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain. On the other hand, mention Mount Independence and one usually encounters the puzzled lowering of eyebrows and cocking of the head to the side. Most will be quite surprised to learn how that rocky...

Incidents Near Fort Ticonderoga on June 17, 1777

A soldier writes his wife: Mount Independence, June 8, 1777 I heartily embrace the opportunity to write to you, hoping that these will find you and yours in good health as I am now. I have been vary hearty since I left home. I herd last week that you...

“This Retreating, Raged Starved, lousey, thevish, Pockey Army”

Sometime in the past week, Blogger tells me, Boston 1775 surpassed 1,000,000 page views. I believe those include visits by search engines, with no actual eyeballs involved, but it’s the only yardstick I got. I’m grateful to all the folks who’ve...
From: Boston 1775 on 1 Sep 2012