Burgoyne's Retreat

Burgoyne's Retreat (HM6GX)

Location: Stillwater, NY 12170 Saratoga County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 0.109', W 73° 36.6'

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On the night of October 8, Burgoyne began his retreat northward. At Saratoga (Schuylerville) his army was surrounded by the Americans. After a week of siege, Burgoyne surrendered on October 17, 1777, by the terms of the Convention of Saratoga.

American victory at Saratoga proved to be the turning point of the Revolution. It encouraged France and other European powers to take up arms against England and to aid the American cause.
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HM NumberHM6GX
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Placed BySaratoga National Historical Park, National Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 613294 N 4761953
Decimal Degrees43.00181667, -73.61000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 0.109', W 73° 36.6'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 0' 6.54" N, 73° 36' 36.00" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 148-198 Saratoga National Battlefield Rd, Stillwater NY 12170, US
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