Northern Battles of the American Revolution.

By kaley.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord.

    Battle of Lexington and Concord.
    First battle between both American and Bristish colonies; being outnumbered by the British, the Minutemen fled to Concord. Once they reached Concord, the Minutemen joined with their militia over the North Bridge, thus defeating the British.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill.

    Battle of Bunker Hill.
    During this war, the Colonials had used an abandoned fort that the British had made. Since they had done such things, it had caused the British to send three attacks to the Colonials, the third resulting in the rebels leaving the hills and ending in the British's victory.
  • The Attack on Montreal.

    The Attack on Montreal.
    In September 1775, an American force marched to Montreal from Fort Ticonderoga, in New York. November 13; Montreal had fallen to the rule of General Richard Montgomery and the American force with hardly and resistance.
  • The Attack onQuebec.

    The Attack onQuebec.
    Two American foreces; the first was General Montgomery and the second being General Arnold, had planned an attack on Quebec. When General Arnold first attacked in November unprepared, he started off pretty badly, so he waited for General Montgomery and his force to get there. In conclusion, there had been a pretty bad snow storm, which led to Montgomery's death and Arnold being wounded.
  • The British Force Arrives in New York.

    The British Force Arrives in New York.
    When the British force appeared in New York on June 29, they'd reached their goal of focusing on New York after they had given up on Boston in March 1776. The British fleet had been ordered by the Howes' brothers to conquor New York and end up at the Hudson River to meet up with General Burgoyne's force. Lastly, the General's force had reached Saten Island, which they would then use as a military base.
  • The Battle of Long Island.

    The Battle of Long Island.
    During this war, 300 American's had lost their lives, 1,400 were either captured or missing, and less than 400 British had been killed. The cause of the fatalities had been based upon General Howe sending his force's from Long Island to Staten Island, and George Washington had sent General Putnam and 10,000 other men to slow down the British's pace.
  • The Battle of the White Plains.

    The Battle of the White Plains.
    George Washington had re-established his force near the village of the White Plains after abandoning Manhatten to the British. Then, General Howe had forced an attack on October 28 that cost the lives of 230 men. After Howe had lost the chance to take down Washington's force, General Washington retreated further North with his supplies and wounded men.
  • The Battle of Trenton.

    The Battle of Trenton.
    In December, General Howe ceased his force's operations until Spring. On Christmas, George Washington and his fleet crossed the Delaware River towards Trenton. On the 26th of December, General Washington's fleet attacked the Hessians, resulting in 100 Hessians killed, nearly 900 captured.
  • The Battle of Princeton.

    The Battle of Princeton.
    After his victory at Trenton, General Washington attacked a much larger force in New Jersey. On January 3, George Washington eluded Cornwallis and traveled to Princeton, where the Continental Army met a small British force, killing/injuring around five hundred. In just days, General Washington drove the British from New Jersey, and caused nearly 8,000 new recruits to join his army.
  • The Battle of Ticonderoga.

    The Battle of Ticonderoga.
    The Americans awoke in their fort on July 5 to the British setting up their weaponry on Mt. Sugar Loaf, causing the American's to evacuate, and the British came across zero resistance in Fort Ticonderoga.
  • The Attack on Fort Stanwix.

    The Attack on Fort Stanwix.
    August fourth; Sargeant Leger and his troops have surrounded Stanwix, two days later they launch an ambush, resulting in the destruction of 800 militia who were heading off to relieve the fort.
    As time passed, St. Leger's force's began to desert him, so he had General Arnold attempt to send up a large force, resulting in Sargeant Leger retireing to Canada.
  • The Battle of Saratoga.

    The Battle of Saratoga.
    This battle was actually three seperate battles. The first was called the Battle of Freeman's Farm, where General Arnold had held off a British attack. Hoping to be joined from the troops of New York City, Burgoyne's troops dug trenches and ordered one final attack. In the second battle, called the Battle of Bemis Heights, the British assault was followed up an American attack that caused Burgoyne to retreat from the field.
  • The Battle of Brandywine.

    The Battle of Brandywine.
    General Howe had sent 5,000 men to advance to Washington. Meanwhile, the rest had moved on to the right flank of the Continental Army. On September 11, How's force's were well hidden by a dense fog, leaving them undetected, and causing Washinton's force's to retreat. 1,000 Americans were wounded or dead, and 400 were captured.
  • The Battle of Monmouth.

    The Battle of Monmouth.
    Near Monmouth, New Jersey, General Washington and his troops had launched an attack on the British. Nearly ending in disaster for the Continental army, Washinton rallied his troops and they repeled the British's counter attacks. The battle ending inconclusively, with both armies losing men to both heat stroke and combat.