A Summary Of General Burgoyne

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While General Burgoyne's and his men moved south, Lieutenant Colonel Barry St. Legar would march his men east of Lake Ontario and capture the Mohawk Valley, before linking up with General Burgoyne in Albany, New York. Lieutenant Colonel St. Legar moved his forces to Fort Stanwix, located in the upper Mohawk Valley. Militia forces, under the command of General Nicholas Herkimer, attacked, but Lieutenant Colonel St. Legar pushed the militiamen back to Fort Schuyler. Major General Benedict Arnold and his men of more than 950 showed up without a moment to spare and were able to recovered Fort Stanwix. Lieutenant Colonel St. Legar withdrew his forces to Canada leaving General Burgoyne without any reinforcements. The other army in General Burgoyne's
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