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The Battle of Valcour Island

How We Became America: The Untold Story

In 1776, Benedict Arnold and a small force of Continentals under his command were engaged in a desperate shipbuilding race with the British at Lake Champlain – with the outcome of the war hanging in the balance. (Runtime 2:22)

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Related Battles

New York | October 11, 1776
Result: British Victory
Estimated Casualties
240
American
200
British
40