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Battle of Plattsburg

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• War of 1812
Lake Champlain


Definition: Battle on Lake Champlain on September 11, 1814, during the War of 1812. American forces defeated the British on land and at sea and helped convince the British that they could no longer hope of taking American territory.

Related Resources:
The War of 1812
Find out more about the second war between the United States and Great Britain.

The 19th Century
Get a glimpse of what life was like in the exciting 1800s.

Elsewhere on the Web:
An Overview of the Battle of Plattsburg Bay
Get background, firsthand accounts, and more.

The Invasion of Lake Champlain
See the big picture.

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