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The Battle Of Burgoyne's Infamy

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At the ending of September and beginning of October, in 1777, I was in General Gate’s army. We were right between Burgoyne’s army and Albany. On the 7th of October Burgoyne’s army charged. We collided south of Saratoga. We broke up Burgoyne’s army and captured 86 percent of his command. It was a hard and trying battle, but worth it. Because of it France became an ally and has helped with financial and military aids. Because France became an ally so did Spain. After the battle one of the soldiers declared, “It was a glorious sight to see the British march out and surrender their arms to an army which but a little before they despised and called poltroons.” It was a hard battle, but a glorious
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