Genl. Burgoyne travels south after capturing Fort Ticonderoga.
Genl. Burgoyne sets up camp near Saratoga.
The First Battle Of Saratoga.
Genl. Burgoyne travels south with his men after their victory over Fort Ticonderoga.
Genl. Burgoyne gathers troops and plans an attack on the Patriots.
Genl. Burgoyne and his men set up camp near Saratoga, but little did they know that Genl. Gates was receiving reinforcements for battle.
The second Battle of Saratoga.
A fight breaks out at the first Battle of Saratoga or the Battle of Freeman's Farm! The patriots retreat but Genl. Burgoyne's army is getting weaker.
Genl. Burgoyne surrenders!
After the first Battle of Saratoga, Genl. Burgoyne decides to make a defense and plan for an attack.
Genl. Burgoyne, with a low amount of troops and resources try to escape but the Patriots surrounded them with some 20,000 soldiers.
With nowhere to escape, Genl. Burgoyne is outnumbered the only option he has is to surrender, which is exactly what he does! This was a very important victory for the patriots because it showed that they could win the war, which got them allies like France.