from the Battle of Carillon

Fleming, Thomas
November 2008
Military History;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p17
The article presents some of the lessons learned from the Battle of Carillon, later known as Fort Ticonderoga, in New York, on July 5, 1758. An overview of an attack led by General James Abercrombie, who had never held an independent command, is offered. Among the lessons from the battle include the selection of an able leader, importance of command experience and bad luck can change everything.


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