- Tree ID: AH-13
- Species: Black Locust
- Year: 1777
- Honoree: Surrender of General Burgoyne
- Ancestor Location: Saratoga, New York
- History: John Burgoyne designed an invasion scheme and led a force south from Canada in an effort to split away New England and end the rebellion. His slow movement allowed the Americans to concentrate their forces. Planned reinforcements never arrived and he became surrounded. Two small battles near Saratoga failed and Burgoyne surrendered his entire army of 6,200 men on October 17, 1777.
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