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The battles of Saratoga proved to be a turning point in the Revolutionary War when British forces under the command of General John Burgoyne surrendered to American forces led by General Horatio Gates. The Saratoga Campaign provides a new and greatly expanded understanding of the battles of Saratoga by drawing on the work of scholars in a broad range of academic disciplines. Presenting years of research by material culture scholars, archaeologists, historians, museum curators, military experts, and geophysicists, this definitive volume explores these important Revolutionary War battles and their aftermath, adding a physical and tangible dimension to the story of the Saratoga campaign.

Presenting the latest hands-on research, The Saratoga Campaign is an original and multifaceted contribution to our understanding of this critical event in America’s birth.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. ix-xxviii
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  1. 1 | The Coming Revolutionary War Battles at Saratoga
  2. pp. 1-38
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  1. 2 | The Tactics of the Battles of Saratoga
  2. pp. 39-80
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  1. 3 | The British Fortifications
  2. pp. 81-104
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  1. 4 | The River Overlook Fortifications on Bemis Heights
  2. pp. 105-126
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  1. 5 | The American Fortifications
  2. pp. 127-144
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  1. 6 | The Retreat to Victory Woods
  2. pp. 145-162
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  1. 7 | The Surrender and Aftermath of the Battles
  2. pp. 163-178
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  1. 8 | The Schuyler House
  2. pp. 179-194
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  1. 9 | The Saratoga Battles in Fifty Artifacts
  2. pp. 195-228
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  1. 10 | Commemorating and Preserving an Embattled Landscape
  2. pp. 229-258
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  1. About the Contributors
  2. pp. 259-262
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 263-268
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781611689655
Related ISBN
9781611688962
MARC Record
OCLC
922799559
Pages
272
Launched on MUSE
2016-05-21
Language
English
Open Access
No
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