8 Sep 1755
The Battle of Lake George was fought on 8 September 1755, in the north of the Province of New York. The battle was part of a campaign by the British to expel the French from North America in the French and Indian War.
On one side were 1,500 French and Indian troops under the command of the Baron de Dieskau. They were defeated by 1,500 Colonial troops under William Johnson and 200 Mohawks led by a noted war chief, Hendrick Theyanoguin.