The fort, located on Lake Champlain in northeastern New York, served as a key point of access to both Canada and the Hudson River Valley during the French and Indian War. Although it was a small-scale conflict, the Battle of Fort Ticonderoga would give the Continental Army much-needed artillery. In all, 59 pieces of equipment, which included cannons ranging in size from four to twenty-four pounders, mortars, and howitzers. All to be used in future Continental battles.
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