Early American Maps Collection

Maps of Early America

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Map of Saratoga containing rich detail relative to the historic military action at Saratoga, 1777.

When news of the American victory reached Europe, France entered the war on the side of the patriots. Money and supplies flowed to the American cause, providing Washington’s Continental Army with the support necessary to continue its fight against Great Britain.

Britain’s loss at Saratoga proved disastrous, in that it signaled to the European powers that the rebels were capable of defeating the English on their own. More than any other single event, it would prove decisive in determining the eventual outcome of the War. Read More

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