The Battles of Lexington and Concord was the first battle between military forces in the American Revolutionary War. This battle began the American Revolution. The battles were fought on Wednesday , April 19, 1775. The battles marked the beggining of the war between Great Britain and its thirteen colonies in British North America. The American Minutemen won the battle.
The Battle of Bunker Hill
The Battle of Bunker Hill occured on Friday, June 16, 1775. This battle was the bloodiest battle of the American Revoluiton. The battle was fought during the Siege of Boston. This battle made both sides realize that this war wasn't going to be over in just one quick battle. The Battle of Bunker Hill started when the colonists found out about the British plan to occupy Dorchester Heights.
The Battle of Trenton
The Battle of Trenton occured on Thusday, December 26, 1776. The battle occured after George Washington's croossing of the Delaware River. After a brief battle almost the entire Hessian force was captured. They had lost many battles in New York. So, to end the year on a positive note George Washington decided to cross the a Delaware River on Christmas night and surround the Hessian soldiers.
The Battle of Princeton
The Battle of Princeton was located in Princton, New Jersey. This battle occured on Friday, January 3, 1777. In this battle George Washington's forces defeated British forces. Before George Washington arrived he sent some militia ahead of him, but when they got there they tried to flee. When Washington got there he arrived with reinforcements and got got all the militia that were trying to flee.
The Battle of Oriskany
The Battle of Oriskany occured on a Wednesday. The battle was located in Oriskany, New York. The Battle of Oriskany was one of the bloodiest battles fought in the American Revolution. This battle was for the continent. The result of the battle remains ambiguous to this day because the advantage of the Loyalist victory was countered when a party sortied from Fort Stanwix and sacked their camp, spoiling morale among the Indians.
The Battle of Bennington
The Battle of Bennington was a battle of the American Revolutionary War that took place on August 16, 1777. It was located in Walloomsac, New York, about 10 miles from its given name Bennington, Vermont. In this battle the rebels won against John Burgoyne's army. This was a huge victory for the rebels because it reduced Burgoyne's army in size by almost 1,000 men. This victory also led Burgoyne's Indian support to abandon him.
The Battle of Brandywine
The Battle of Brandywine was fought between the American army of Major General George Washington and the British-Hessian army of General Sir William Howe. This battle was fought on Thursday, September 11, 1777. It was located near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. The British defeated the Americans and forced them to start moving toward the rebel capital of Philadelphia. The battle occurred during Howe's campaign to take Philadelphia, part of the American Revolutionary War.
The Battle of Monmouth
The Battle of Monmouth was an American Revolutionary War battle fought on June 28, 1778. The battle was fought in Monmouth County, New Jersey. The Continental Army under General George Washington attacked the rear of the British Army column commanded by Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton as they left Monmouth Court House. Washington had fought his opponent to a standstill after a pitched and prolonged engagement; the first time that Washington's army had achieved such a result.
The Siege of Charleston
The Siege of Charleston was one of the major battles which took place towards the end of the American Revolutionary War. This was the first battle that they had fought in nearly a little over a year. This battle was located in Charleston, South Carolina. After about six weeks of siege, Continental Army Major General Benjamin Lincoln surrendered forces numbering about 5,000 to the British. It was the biggest loss of troops suffered by the Continental Army in the war.
The Battle of Yorktown
The Battle of Yorktown was the last battle of the American Revolutionary War. It was located in Yorktown Virginia. The battle actually began on September 28, 1781. After two days of negotiation, the surrender ceremony took place on October 19, Cornwallis was absent since he claimed to be ill. With the capture of over 7,000 British soldiers, negotiations between the United States and Great Britain bega. The negotiations resulted in the Treaty of Paris in 1783. This was a French-American victory