Don Troiani's Campaign to Saratoga - 1777

The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War in Paintings, Artifacts, and Historical Narrative

Eric Schnitzer, Don Troiani, Connecticut Southbury

Examines the climatic Battle of Saratoga, in which the Continental army achieved victory over British, a battle that would be the turning point in the American Revolutionary War.

Publication date:
August 2019
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
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ISBN : 9780811738521

Dimensions : 254 X 216 mm


• A beautifully illustrated guide to the iconic battle of the American Revolutionary War.
• Examines how the battle was responsible for inspiring the Patriots in their fight for independence.
• Features a collection of original paintings by an award-winning artist, as well as unique personal accounts and fascinating photographs of artefacts.

The Battles of Saratoga are cited as the turning point in the Revolutionary War. Beginning when the armies prepared to face off in June 1777 through the surrender of the British Army in October, the battles of the Northern Campaign were significant to the outcome of the War and the fight for independence. As a result of the Saratoga battles, the patriots gained confidence, the French entered the war, and the British plan to win the war quickly was put to an end.

Master historical painter Don Troiani and historian Eric Schnitzer combine their talents in this new book on Saratoga, the Revolutionary War campaign. This magnificently illustrated history features many new artworks, previously unpublished eyewitness accounts, photographs of important artifacts, and a solid, detailed historical narrative including background on the campaigns leading up to Saratoga.