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In 1775, Benedict Arnold and his 1, 100 troops would use Fort Western as a staging area before continuing their journey up the Kennebec to the Battle of Quebec.
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* 1775 – American Revolutionary War: A small Colonial militia led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold captures Fort Ticonderoga.
When the American Revolutionary War started in 1775, Ethan Allen and a troop of his men, along with Connecticut Colonel Benedict Arnold, marched up to Lake Champlain and captured the strategically important military posts at Fort Ticonderoga, Crown Point, and Fort George, all in New York.
During the American Revolutionary War, the fort again saw action in May 1775 when the Green Mountain Boys and other state militia under the command of Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold captured it in a surprise attack.
On May 10, 1775, less than one month after the American Revolutionary War was ignited with the battles of Lexington and Concord, the British garrison of 48 soldiers was surprised by a small force of Green Mountain Boys, along with militia volunteers from Massachusetts and Connecticut, led by Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold.
He captured Fort St. Johns and then Montreal in November 1775, and then advanced to Quebec City where he joined another force under the command of Benedict Arnold.
The only ships on the lake following the American retreat from Quebec were a small fleet of lightly armed ships that Benedict Arnold had assembled following the capture of Fort Ticonderoga in May 1775.
Benedict Arnold and his troops passed through the area on October 19, 1775 on their way up the North Branch of the Dead River to fight in the ill-fated Battle of Quebec.
Samuel Spring, John's son, became a Revolutionary War Chaplain commissioned in the militia at the Siege of Boston, and who also served in the Invasion of Canada ( 1775 ) under Colonel Benedict Arnold.
* 1780: The Fidelity Medallion was a small medal worn on a chain around the neck, similar to a religious medal, that was awarded only to three militiamen from New York state, for the capture of a British officer and spy connected directly to General Benedict Arnold ( American and British general-1780 ) during the American Revolutionary War ( 1775 -- 1783 ).
Benedict Arnold followed the Kennebec River north in 1775, stopping at Fort Halifax in Winslow on his ill-fated attempt to invade Canada.
General Benedict Arnold and his troops passed through Anson village in 1775 on their way up the Kennebec River to the ill-fated Battle of Quebec.
Benedict Arnold and his troops rested and re-provisioned here in 1775 during their march up the Kennebec River to the Battle of Quebec.
In 1775, Benedict Arnold and his troops would march through Norridgewock Plantation, as it was known, on their way to the ill-fated Battle of Quebec.
It was at the training place where Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec encamped in 1775, during the American Revolution.
Shortly after the American Revolutionary War broke out in April 1775, a small enterprising force led by Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold captured the key fortress at Ticonderoga on May 10.
The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga occurred during the American Revolutionary War on May 10, 1775, when a small force of Green Mountain Boys led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold overcame a small British garrison at the fort and looted the personal belongings of the garrison.
In September to November 1775, Benedict Arnold invaded north to Canada ; he used this river to transport 1, 110 American soldiers to Quebec, Canada
The experience converted him to the colonists ' cause, and, when an army led by Benedict Arnold and Richard Montgomery invaded Canada in 1775, Franks joined the American forces.
He was sent in 1775 as part of a commission to inspect the troops and facilities at Fort Ticonderoga in upstate New York, which was nominally under the control of Benedict Arnold, who had been issued a Massachusetts colonel's commission for the purpose of capturing it.
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Arnold remained in control of the fort until 1, 000 Connecticut troops under the command of Benjamin Hinman arrived in June 1775.
* Benedict Arnold was a leading force in the early days of the war, participating in the 1775 capture of Fort Ticonderoga and the invasion of Quebec, and played a crucial role in the 1777 Battles of Saratoga, in which he was severely wounded.
The French claimed the Kennebec River because it provided a potential route to invade Quebec ( as Benedict Arnold would demonstrate in 1775 ).
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* August 1 – The element oxygen is discovered for the third ( and last ) time – the second quantitatively following the somewhat earlier work of Carl Wilhelm Scheele ( 1771 – 1772 ) – by Joseph Priestley, who publishes the fact in 1775 and so names the element and usually gets all the credit.
In 1848, the northwestern part, annexed in 1775 by the Habsburg Empire, Bukovina, had a population of 377, 571 ; in 1856, the eastern half of Moldavia, Bessarabia, annexed in 1812 by the Russian Empire, had a population of 990, 274, while the population of Moldavia proper ( the western half ), in 1859, was 1, 463, 927.
On the 1 November 1775 there was a fire in the town of St. George's known as the great fire of St George's.
Tampere was founded as a market place on the banks of the Tammerkoski channel in 1775 by Gustav III of Sweden and four years later, 1 October 1779, Tampere was granted full city rights.
The troops departed from " Morgan's Spring ," about one-half mile ( 1 km ) south of the town limits, on July 16, 1775.
When the American military commanders were alerted to British plans to capture undefended high ground at Dorchester Heights and Charlestown, Prescott was chosen to lead 1, 200 men onto the Charlestown peninsula and erect defenses on Bunker Hill on the night of June 16, 1775.
Malaria and cholera epidemics ravaged the city in the 17th century and it was largely abandoned, only having a remaining population of 1, 500 in 1775.
In March 1775, Henderson met with more than 1, 200 Cherokee at Sycamore Shoals ( present day Elizabethton in northeastern Tennessee ).
In March 1775, land speculator and North Carolina judge Richard Henderson met with more than 1, 200 Cherokees at Sycamore Shoals, including Cherokee leaders such as Attacullaculla, Oconostota, and Dragging Canoe.
On 1 January 1775, Zavadovsky became Adjutant-General to the Empress ( he became her official favorite in May ) and Potemkin was moved to command the St. Petersburg troop division.
# Lady Mary Isabella Somerset ( 1 August 1756 – 2 September 1831 ), married Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland on 26 December 1775 and had issue
# Lady Harriet Isabella Elizabeth Somerset ( 9 July 1775 – 1 June 1855 ), married Colonel Hugh Henry Mitchell and had one son and two daughters.