Revolutionary War — Northern Campaign-Fort Ticonderoga.

1777. June-October. Campaign at Fort Ticonderoga. The plan was for General Burgoyne to advance south from Canada and up to Lake Champlain to capture Fort Ticonderoga and then march south along the Hudson River to cut off the rebellion. The British thought that they could put down the rebellion in the New England region, and thus end the war.

Captain Dearborn set out for New York on July 25, 1776 to settle his accounts there where he remained until the enemy took possession of Long Island. On March 24, 1777 he was exchanged and…

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