In June 1777, Burgoyne led an army of 7,ooo men to Fort Ticonderoga, at the southern end of Lake Champlain.
The American forces retreated from Fort Ticonderoga, by floating down the lake, once the British set artillery on high grounds. Burgoyne continued his march to Albany.
On September 19th the two meet at Freeman's Farm north of Albany. The British won the battle but had a lot of losses.
In late september, Burgoyne and Gate's armies fought. Finally Burgoyne's army was broken, 86% of Burgoyne's command was captured.
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