Horatio Gates

Horatio Gates

US Revolutionary War · US Army
US Revolutionary War (1775 - 1783)
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US Revolutionary War

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Army

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United States of America

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Major General Horatio Gates contributes to American victory at Saratoga, 1777

  • Saratoga, NY

"I have the satisfaction to present your Excellency with the convention of Saratoga, by which His Excellency Lieutenant General Burgoyne has surrendered himself, & his whole army into my hands; & they are now upon their march to Boston -- This signal & important event, is the more glorious, as it was effected with so little loss to the army of the United States."

-- Major General Horatio Gates to John Hancock, October 18, 1777

(http://founders.archives.gov/?q=Horatio%20Gates%20Saratoga&s=1111311111&sa=&r=14&sr=)

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