American Revolution

  • April 1775 Lexington and Concord

    The royal governor of Massachusetts stationed in Botson, was General Thomas Gage. In April 1775, he sent 700 soliders to Cocord to arrest the Patriot leaders.
  • Paul Revere

    In April 18,1775 Paul Revere prepared to warn the Patriots. Boston was already am armed camp. But Paul slipped out of town and rode off on his horse down the road the British would travel.
  • Eight Patriots Dead

    The eight patriots, supporters of Amercian Independence lay dead on a villiage green at Lexington, Massachusetts, killed by the British musket-balls.
  • Ticonderoga

    In May 1775, they surprised the sleeping British troops at fort Ticonderoga in New York. Allen captured the fort's 50 cannons. His green mountain boys they slowly dragged the cannon along backwoods trails to the Patriot forces in Botson.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill

    In June 16 ver thousand Patriots moved to nearby Breed's Hill. Gage ordered his men to drive them off. " Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes
  • Saratoga

    British plans to isolate New England are thwarted when commander Burgoyne has to surrender to general Hotatio Gates
  • Trenton

    Having crossed the icy Delwamen river, Geprge Washigton and 2,400 strike Hessian mercenaries and take 900 prisoners.
  • Charleston

    The situation at first looks break for the colonists in the second, Southern phase of the war. The british, having conquered Savannah in December 1779, now capture charleston and its entrie garrison
  • Cowpeas, S.C

    After the defeats of savannah and Charleston, this battle is a crucial victory for the colonists under the brilliant Daniel Morgan, who recevies the medal at left for his efforts.
  • Yorktown

    The war comes to an end wjen General Cornwallis, entrenched on the peninsula of yorktown, is surrounded by Washigtons troops on land and french ships on sea. "My God! It is all over," is the British response to the news of his surrender.