Revolutionary War Battles (North)

  • Battle of Concord

    Battle of Concord
    British troops marched on to Concord where they destroyed some of the Patriots' supplies as well. 4000 troops surprise attacked British troops as they traveled back to Boston and the Patriots proved victorious. Britain suffered 70 casualties and 170 wounded soldiers as American forces reported 90 soldiers as lost, killed, or wounded.
  • Battle of Lexington

    Battle of Lexington
    British troops tried to secure the Patriots' weaponry in Lexington but all the guards would not obey. Fighting ensued and Britain prevailed.
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    Siege of Boston

    After the Battles of Lexington and Concord, British troops surrounded Boston and layed siege.
  • Battle of Ticonderoga

    Battle of Ticonderoga
    The Green Mountain Boys, led by Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold, stormed the malguarded, British Fort Ticonderoga. They raided the fort and sent supplies to Boston to help the Americans brake the stalemate of the Siege of Boston.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Rebels occupied two high points in Boston, Breed's Hill and Bunker Hill. In three tries, General Gage and his British troops overtook Breed's Hill. Low on ammunition, the Patriots retreated. Britain assumes both high points but lose 1100 of 2400 original soldiers. The Patriots suffered under 400 casualties.
  • Battle of Long Island

    Battle of Long Island
    General Howe and his large British army turn their attention to the Middle Colonies where they are supported. In a series of battles, German and British troops defeat the Patriots. General George Washington sends Nathan Hale across enemy lines as a spy. He is captured and hanged. Before death, he said, "I only have regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    On Christmas night of 1776, George Washington surprise attacked Hessians stationed in Trenton. The Patriots crossed the Delaware and captured almost all the Hessians while only suffering 5 casualties.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    A few days after the Battle of Trenton Washington attacked Princeton. He left fires at his camp to mislead the British and Hessian troops.
  • Battle of Ticonderoga

    Battle of Ticonderoga
    The strong American force swept over the Fort and moved on south to New York
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    Led by Horatio Gates, Americans won a series of battles in the Saratoga area. It was the biggest American victory yet and became a turning point in the Revolutionary War,