The US Marines were there, on Lake Champlain, fighting valiantly aboard Benedict Arnold's Navy. An integral part of that navy carved from the American wilderness, these frontier marines slowed the advance of the British Army from Canada, stalling the drive that would have split the fledgling states assunder, end the hopes of the patriots for their new nation.
Author: David Perry
Title: Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Marines at Valcour Island
First Published by: Griz Independent Publishing Resources
Date:30 January 2016