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By William R. Griffith IV

within the early morning of September eight, 1755, a strength of French Regulars, Canadians and Indians crouched unseen in a ravine south of Lake George. less than the command of French normal Jean-Armand, Baron de Dieskau, the lads ambushed the upcoming British forces, sparking a bloody clash for regulate of the lake and its entry to New York�s inside. opposed to all odds, British commander William Johnson rallied his males in the course of the barrage of enemy hearth to ship the French taking flight north to Ticonderoga. The level used to be set for probably the most contested areas through the remainder of the clash. Historian William Griffith recounts the exciting historical past at the back of the 1st significant British battlefield victory of the French and Indian War.

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