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Style Wars in the Wilderness: The Colonial Forts at Crown Point

Charles L. Fisher and Paul R. Huey

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/9780813049069.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

There were two sequential posts erected at Lake Champlain’s narrows, a choke point that allowed control of the lake. British Crown Point was erected adjacent to the earlier French fort St. Frédéric. ... More


The First Invasion

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/9780195331400.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the first British invasion of New York via the historic Lake Champlain, Lake George, and Hudson River route in the autumn of 1776. It starts with General Sir Guy Carleton’s ... More


Forts on the Frontier: Adapting European Military Engineering to North America

James L. Hart

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/9780813049069.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter evaluates academic fortification concepts as applied in North America, using French fort St. Frederic as an example. Fort St. Frederick was located at the Lake Champlain choke point, a ... More


The Fall of Fort Ticonderoga

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/9780195331400.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses Burgoyne’s successful seizure of Fort Ticonderoga, the vital American position that guarded southern Lake Champlain and Lake George approach to the Hudson River and, ... More


A New British Strategy

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/9780195331400.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter covers in detail British strategy development in late 1776 and early 1777. During this period, British senior leaders—King George III, Lord George Germain, Lieutenant General John ... More


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