Roosevelt’s Road – by Sandy McBride

The Battle of Saratoga from September to October of 1777 is recognized as one of the 15 most decisive battles in the history of the world. Indeed, it was a vital victory for Continental troops who stopped the invasion of British General John Burgoyne as he sought to put down the rebellion of those who would create their own nation from a cluster of English colonies. With the success at Saratoga, France recognized American independence and came into the war as an ally.

Read more in the July 30th edition.