|Major General Horatio Gates, as painted by Gilbert Stuart|
|Major General John Burgoyne,|
as painted by Joshua Reynolds
|An artistic depiction of British Grenadiers|
|A detail cut-away of a rifled barrel.|
|An artistic depiction of Fraser's death.|
|A contemporary depiction of Burgoyne's encampment following the second engagement at Saratoga.|
General Fraser's funeral procession is depicted marching across the face of the second-to-rightmost hill.
|Abraham Ten Broeck. The arrival of his New York troops|
sealed the American victory at Saratoga.
|The famous "Unnamed Boot" monument at|
Saratoga National Battlefield Park
honors Benedict Arnold's role in the battle.
His name is left off however, due to
his infamous later betrayal.
|The Surrender of General Burgoyne, by John Trumbull, 1821. Key figures include General Burgoyne presenting his sword to Horatio Gates in center, Daniel Morgan in white the left near the cannon, and Philip Schuyler in civilian clothing just behind the cannon wheel. A full key to the figures can be found here.|
The Saratoga battlefield is today preserved through the National Parks Service, and is available for visitation. Click here to learn more. We're nearly at the end of our regular tour season, so stay tuned for more articles over the late-Fall and Winter months. You can find other information on the Revolutionary War in Northern New York with our "Notes From the Northern Department" series. Check out our other series as well to learn about the Women of Schuyler Mansion, artifacts in our collections, slavery and the lives of the people enslaved at the house, ongoing restoration, and much more.