American Revolution Podcast

Episode 106 Arms Race on Lake Champlain

July 21, 2019

The British spend months putting together a fleet to crush the Americans on Lake Champlain and retake Fort Ticonderoga.  Generals Carleton and Burgoyne do not get along and create a divided command.  Those divisions, however, are nothing compared the divisions on the American site where Generals Schuyler and Gates fight to control the northern Continental Army.  General Arnold also fights with a court martial, which tries to hold him in contempt.

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