On terrain that favored his rifleman, rough-hewn American general routed overconfident British regulars
After prevailing against British troops on the shores of Lake George, French Brig. Gen. Ludwig August von Dieskau still managed to snatch defeat
So, why do we celebrate on July 4th? It turns out that between the initial votes held on July 2 and July 4, there was a lot of debate over the actual wording of the document that would outline the reasons the American colonies were severing ties with Great Britain.
Settlers created fresh, colorful words and phrases to describe their land and life
1777 American defeat in the Vermont mountains weakened the British, setting them up to lose at Saratoga
A single rich investor's ruin led the infant United States economy into a terrible tizzy
The best-selling authors examine the Continental Army’s 1777–78 transformation at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania