Research Paper On The Battle Of Saratoga

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The battle of saratoga was actually two battles. The first battle took place in September 19, 1777 approximately lasted from 12:30 pm to 5 pm. It began as British General Burgoyne led his troops to attack American soldiers. The British attempted to isolate New England from the Southern colonies and to control upstate New York in an effort to put an end to the revolution. The british won the first battle with possession of the ground. Burgoyne attempted another assault on October 7 1777. American Benedict Arnold ignored orders from Gates to remain in his quarters. Instead, Arnold joined the fighting and led an attack capturing key points. The British were forced to retreat to Saratoga, therefore, surrounded by belated outpouring of militia,
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