Battle of Saratoga
February 28 - Maj. General John Burgoyne submits his "Thoughts for Conducting the War on the Side of Canada" to Lord George Germain.
March 25 - Maj. General Horatio Gates is named commander at Fort Ticonderoga, New York.
March 26 - Lord Germain explains the final approved plan in a letter to Maj. General Guy Carleton.
May 6 - Maj. General Burgoyne arrives in Quebec, Canada.
June 12 - Maj. General Arthur St. Clair assumes command of Fort Ticonderoga.
June 20 - Maj. General Burgoyne sets out from St. Johns, Canada.
June 27 - Maj. General Burgoyne arrives at Crown Point, New York.
June 30 - Maj. General Burgoyne begins his approach on Fort Ticonderoga.
July 5 - Maj. General St. Clair evacuates Fort Ticonderoga.
- Maj. General Burgoyne takes possession of Fort Ticonderoga.
- Maj. General Burgoyne captures Skenesboro after it is burned by retreating Americans.
- Seth Warner and Maj. General St. Clair's rear guard are defeated at Hubbardton.
- The British capture Fort Anne after it is burned by retreating Americans.
July 17 - Former Continental Colonel John Stark is commissioned a Brigadier General in the New Hampshire state militia.
- Lt. Colonel Barry St. Leger leaves Montreal, Canada.
- Maj. General William Howe learns of Maj. General Burgoyne's victory at Fort Ticonderoga.
July 25 - Lt. Colonel St. Leger arrives at Oswego, New York.
July 29 - Maj. General Burgoyne takes possession of Forts Edward and George.
July 30 - Brig. General Stark arrives at Manchester.
July 31 - Maj. General Burgoyne authorizes planning of a raid into the Connecticut Valley.
August 4 - Lt. Colonel St. Leger arrives at Fort Stanwix, New York.
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