This battle was lost because Sir William Howe and Colonel Barry St. Leger didn't do was what expected of them. Howe went and found in Philadelphia instead of coming to New York City, and St. Leger was beaten at the Battle of Oriskany.
How long did the battle of Saratoga last and was general Burgoyne in the battle of saratoga?
burgonye was in the battle of Saratoga, and the battle of saratoga was 19 days long ...
Why is the battle of saratoga called the battles of saratoga?
Because the battle was in New York Saratoga so they call it Saratoga battle. ...
Who was the winning general in the battle o Saratoga?
I believe it was Benedict Arnold, American. He might have won at the last battle of Saratoga. ...
Which battle of the Revolutionary War did the colonist win because a British general brought too many wagons which gave the colonists time to prepare for battle?
It should be the Battle of Saratoga or, better said, the sequel of encounters which culminated in the British General Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga. ...
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Was George Washington in the battle of saratoga?
No he was not in the Battle of Saratoga. The battle of Saratoga N.Y. was with Benedict Arnold and American General Gates. George Washington was in Philadelphia at the time, hiding from the most powerful British army led by General Gage. The Battles of Saratoga was were the two American Generals faced off against the British General Burgoyne. The Americans won. ...
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Why was Benedict Arnold so important to the Battle of Saratoga?
He was the main general, and helped America win the battle of Saratoga. The Battle of Saratoga was a turning point in the war and gave Americans renewed hope in the war. ...
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What was the major effect of the battle of saratoga?
The major effect of the Battle of Saratoga was that General Burgoyne retreated and America won. General Burgoyne returned to England and was never allowed to command troops again. ...
Who was the American commander at the battle of Saratoga?
Answer American General was General Horatio Gates. British General was General Burgoyne ...
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What was the important result of the battle of saratoga?
The French decided to help the Americans after they won the battle at Saratoga because they were enemies with England. ...