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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New York | October 11, 1776
Result: British Victory