7.Battle of SaratogaWhere? Hudson River, New York stateWhen?Sep 19, 1777-Oct 17,1777AmericansBritishCommanderBenedict Arnold, Horatio Gates JohnBurgoyne VictoryThey had the British surrounded and wonthe battle. Additionally their morale wasboosted and it gave them hopefor future battles to come. JohnBurgoynelost 86percent of hisexpeditionaryforceHighlights Fought eighteen days apart in the fall of1777, the two Battles of Saratoga were aturning point in the American Revolution.The Americans were able to regroup andsurround the British later on. The Americanvictory convinced the French government toformally recognize the colonist’s cause andenter the war as their ally.