Freeman's Farm, Battle of
Freeman's Farm, Battle of
FREEMAN'S FARM, BATTLE OF. The Battle of Freeman's Farm is an alternate name for the first Battle of Saratoga, 19 September 1777, which opened in the roughly twelve-acre clearing that had once been the farm of John Freeman. Freeman had sold the farm to Isaac Leggett and gone north to join Burgoyne's invasion force. Leggett, also a Loyalist, was not present on the day of the battle.
SEE ALSO Saratoga, First Battle of.
Ketchum, Richard M. Saratoga: Turning Point of American's Revolutionary War. New York: Holt, 1997.
revised by Harold E. Selesky
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