North Battles

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  • Battle of Concord

    Battle of Concord
    The British marched to Concord to complete their task of searching for weapons but did not succeed at finding any. While in their journey, minutemen shot at the British from behind the woods and fields, killing thousands of men.
  • Battle of Lexington

    Battle of Lexington
    The Battle of Lexington was the first battle in the Revolutionary War. John Hancock and Samuel Adams, took place in this war; who were the two most wanted men by royal authorities. This made Lexington a lucid choice for the redcoat's attention.
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    Captured by a small force of American Patriots who were led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold. It slowed communication between the northern and southern groups of the British Army.
  • Battle of Bunkerhill

    Battle of Bunkerhill
    The battle was mainly taken place on Breed's Hill, located near the Bunker Hill Monument. It was named after the well known Bunker Hill, which was the original objective of both colonial and British troops.
  • Battle of Quebec

    Battle of Quebec
    Quebecs fortress appeared to be almost impossible to get to. The defenders, were in numbers with more than 14,000 men. They were confident in the 180-foot cliffs that would hopefully make it impossible for an invading army to attack directly.
  • Battle of Long Island

    Battle of Long Island
    The Battle of Long Island was an engagement of the American Revolution. It was fought on Aug. 27–30, 1776. After the battle the British had abandoned Boston.
  • Battle of White Plains

    Battle of White Plains
    Howe captured Manhattan, New York along with 12,000 troops. This was not a good battle for George Washington, Howe had caused him to face several obstacles leading to his failing attempt to capture New York.
  • Battle of Princton

    Battle of Princton
    Battle during the American War of Independence. It was the second of two battles that helped restore American morale after the loss of New York.
  • Battle of Brandywine Creek

    Battle of Brandywine Creek
    The British won this battle during the American Revolution. George Washington and Gen. William Howe, lead the battle with an army of 11,000 troops.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The battle was the turning point in the war of the american Revolution. It convinced the French that it is worth it to help the colonies out in fighting the British. The colonies won the battle and later won the war.
  • Battle of Monmouth Court Houses

    Battle of Monmouth Court Houses
    It was the last major conflict in the North and the war's biggest one-day battle. It was aslo an undecided engagement in the American Revolution.