Monday, March 17, 2008


This Day in the History of British Strategic Withdrawals

On this day in 1776, after the generally not ready for successful combat Continental Army transported cannon captured from Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain to 'heights' overlooking Boston Harbor, the British forces evacuated Boston during the Revolutionary War. (This was shown on the pretty good HBO miniseries John Adams last night). The British went to Halifax, Nova Scotia.


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