The Story of Old Saratoga The Burgoyne Campaign to Which is Added New York's Share in the Revolution
Brandow, John Henry

Albany New York: Fort Orange Press The Brandow Printing Company, 1919. xxiii + 528 pages; index; black and white illustrations; two folding maps on blue paper tipped-in at back: "Historical Map of Old Saratoga, Schuylerville..." and "Map of the American and British Fortified Camps..." at the battle of Saratoga; the author's Preface to the Second Edition states he "...resolved to make a second and somewhat more extended research among original sources for data concerning the early history of this locality. the result was the discovery of many facts...gaps in the story have been filled, and many questions that before were puzzling have been answered..."; including information concerning the early discovery and settlement of the Hudson Valley, place-name origin, Indian accounts, King George's War, Fort Clinton, French and Indian War, the American Revolution, Burgoyne campaign and the battle, extensive section on Civil History, growth of the villages and towns in the area, more on New York State's role in the Revolution in the final section; anecdotes connected with the Revolution; previous owner name on front endpaper of Hiram C. Todd and (his wife) Susan T. Todd 1922; evidently H.C. Todd was a Saratoga and Albany attorney who participated in local politics; bound in red cloth with gilt cover and spine titles; some edge, tips wear to the binding; in very good condition. Very Good H (Item ID: 19091)


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