Battle of Bennington
This battle took place on August 16th, 1777 within the framework of the Guerre of independence of the United States of America, not far from the town of Bennington located in current the Vermont. She opposed the American troops of Stark General to the British and German troops of lieutenants Breymann and Baum. Until now, the military countryside of the British General Burgoyne had been held well and had to him permi to have new fortified towns in the area. However with the liking of the battles, the English troops were weakened and missed in particular horses.
A forwarding was thus carried out by lieutenant Baum with for mission that of supplying the troops. However, little time after its departure, not far from the town of Bennington, the troops of Baum crossed an American militia carried out by the Stark General. The combat was consequently inevitable. The militia of Stark made up of 2330 soldiers and riders demolished the troops expeditionary of Baum which counted 1442 men then. Baum counted on the arrival of reinforcements prevented of the situation. However the column of relief only arrived too late and forwarding was destroyed. It was the first true failure of the military countryside of Burgoyne.
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