July 7

Event:
1770
The Battle of Chesma and Battle of Larga between the Russia and the Ottoman Empire.

1776 Silas Dean arrives in Paris France. The Committee of Secret Correspondence had sent him on a secret mission, even kept secret from the Continental Congress, to procure clothing and munitions for an army of 25,000.

1777 The Battle of Hubbardton, an engagement in the Saratoga campaign is fought. British forces under General Simon Fraser caught up with the American rear guard of the forces withdrawing from Fort Ticonderoga. It was the only battle of the revolution fought on Vermont soil.

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For a Spiral Bound book with information on events that happened on each day of the year during the American Revolutionary Period click: American Revolutionary Period: 1760-1789

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