Lake Champlain love


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  • noun a lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec; site of many battles in the French and Indian War and in the American Revolution and in the War of 1812


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  • This is the extremity of Lake Champlain, which is here checked by the commencement of the Chambly Rapids to the St. Lawrence.

    Journal of a Voyage across the Atlantic

  • Lieutenant-Colonel Pierce reports from Plattsburg that he has no knowledge of any military or naval preparations of the British authorities on the line of frontier adjacent to his command, comprising what is generally called the Lake Champlain frontier, except the introduction of troops at Odletown and Napierville, near the boundary line between New York and Canada, on the west side of the lake, and also the establishment of a line of posts from Missisquoi Bay, on the east side of the lake, along and near to the Vermont frontier as far as the

    A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Volume 3, part 2: Martin Van Buren

  • I’m guessing he lived in the western part of the state near Lake Champlain, which is a big lake for out East.

    Heaven’s Fury

  • a beautiful lake, which he was the first of Europeans to behold, and which he called "Lake Champlain," after his own name.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 10

  • They agreed on the necessity of a frigate to command the lake, but at several other points, especially the last-minute change in command of the Lake Champlain fleet from Capt.

    Between War and Peace

  • The ministry and the new commander in chief, Gen. William Howe, agreed both to seek a decisive battle with rebel forces holding New York City and, in conjunction with another British army advancing from Canada via Lake Champlain, to isolate and conquer New England.

    Between War and Peace

  • She ended up in Vermont, where she stayed in a park overlooking Lake Champlain.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • Meanwhile as Prevost gathered his forces and constructed his fleet on Lake Champlain, the diversions began.

    Between War and Peace

  • Finally Prevost pushed through the rapid building of a full-size frigate on Lake Champlain.

    Between War and Peace

  • On September 1, 1814, as many as 12,000 British troops, the largest field army North America had seen since 1782, crossed the border south of Montreal and marched along Lake Champlain, shadowed by a newly built frigate, the Confiance, and her sister vessels, designed and built with the intent to immediately establish naval dominance on the lake.

    Between War and Peace


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