Battles in the North

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  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The British force reached Lexington at dawn, they were encountered by 70 armed Massachusetts militia. The Americans won and considered the contest an encouraging start to the war. This battle took place in Boston.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    The Battle of Bunker Hill took place north of Boston. 1,100 of 2,400 British soldiers were killed or wounded. British won the battle.
  • Battle of Long Island

    This was a battle between the British and the American Continental Army that took place in New York. The British drove the American's from Brooklyn and forced them to evacuate New York.
  • The Battle of White Plains

    This war was between the British and the Americans in New York. The Americans were driven back but were enabled to draw off from the White Plain position and march into New Jersey while the British returned to Manhattan. Generally considered to have been a drawn battle. However the American garrison on Manhattan and in Fort Washington was left to its fate.
  • Battle of Trenton

    The battle of Trenton took place in New Jersey between the Hessians & British Troops and Americans. And only 5 soldiers were killed.
  • Battle of Princeton

    This battle took place in Princeton, New Jersey between the Americans and the British. The Americans outmanoeuvred the British and won the battle.
  • Battle of Fort Ticonderoga

    This battle took place at Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain New York between the British, Hessians and the Brunswickers against the American Colonists. The Americans withdrew from the battle and .left it in British hands.
  • The Battle of Germantown

    This battle was North of Philadelphia between the 11,000 American Continental Army against the 8,000 British and Hessian forces. The British won the battle although they did not follow up the success,letting Washington withdraw and reform his army behind fortified positions.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    This battle was led by General Horatio Gates. Took place in Saratoga, New York between British and German troops against the Americans. The Americans forced the surrender of the German's.