Historical Events in July 1777

  • Jul 6 British General Burgoyne captures Fort Ticonderoga from Americans
  • Jul 7 American Revolutionary War: Battle of Hubbardton
  • Jul 8 Independent Vermont introduces a new constitution, prohibiting slavery

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Jul 23 Polish military leader Casimir Pulaski arrives in Marblehead, Massachusetts, to volunteer in the Continental Army cavalry

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Jul 31 Marquis de Lafayette, 19, made major-general of Continental Army