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Aftermath

Ian K. Steele

in Betrayals: Fort William Henry and the "Massacre"

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195084269
eISBN:
9780199853977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084269.003.0025
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The chapter discusses the events from Sunday evening of August 14, 1757, where a party of thirty men carrying a red flag of truce approached Fort Edward. The aftermath of the massacre was evident on ... More


“To Preserve the Forts, and the Families Gathered into Them”: Archaeology of Edwards’s Fort, Capon Bridge, West Virginia

W. Stephen McBride

in The Archaeology of French and Indian War Frontier Forts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049069
eISBN:
9780813046990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049069.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Following Braddock’s defeat in July 1755, the Virginia Regiment under Colonel George Washington began erecting forts to defend settlers against anticipated French and Indian attacks along Virginia’s ... More


British Forts in Northern New York State

David R. Starbuck

in British Forts and Their Communities: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056753
eISBN:
9780813053646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056753.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Numerous British fortifications were constructed in the 1750s along Lake Champlain, Lake George, and the Hudson River, all on the eastern edge of the colony of New York. Many of these positions were ... More


Burgoyne Moves South

Kevin J. Weddle

in The Compleat Victory:: Saratoga and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780195331400
eISBN:
9780197549445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195331400.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses Burgoyne’s slow advance south from Skenesborough, to Fort Anne, and ultimately to Fort Miller. During this period, the British advance was very slow due to in part to ... More


Burgoyne’s Dilemma

Kevin J. Weddle

in The Compleat Victory:: Saratoga and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780195331400
eISBN:
9780197549445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195331400.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Throughout the Saratoga campaign, the senior leaders were faced with many difficult decisions, none more so than John Burgoyne. During the period of late-July through early August 1777, the ... More


Aftershocks

Kevin J. Weddle

in The Compleat Victory:: Saratoga and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780195331400
eISBN:
9780197549445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195331400.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses Major General Philip Schuyler’s attempt to rebuild the shattered and demoralized American Northern Army after the disastrous performance at Fort Ticonderoga, and to slow down ... More


The Murder of Jane McCrea

Kevin J. Weddle

in The Compleat Victory:: Saratoga and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780195331400
eISBN:
9780197549445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195331400.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This short chapter discusses one of the most infamous events of the Saratoga campaign, and, indeed, the entire Revolutionary war: the murder of Jane McCrea. As Burgoyne’s army slowly advanced, many ... More


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