American Revolution Battles

  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    Was the first battle between, the British soldiers and the Colonial militia.
    Colonial Militia Victory
  • The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga

    The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga
    Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold led a small group, consisting of the Colonial Militia and Green Mountain Boys, to take over Fort Ticonderoga, which was was major link to British supplies and communiciations.
  • Bunker (Breed's Hill)

    Bunker (Breed's Hill)
    The Battle was to prevent the British soldiers from settling in hills that surround Boston. The British won the Battle but faced heavy casualties, while the colonist retreated and regrouped successfully.
  • Trenton/Princeton (NJ Campaign)

    Trenton/Princeton (NJ Campaign)
    The Battle of Trenton was a suprise attack, by the colonial militia, which supported the Battle of of Princeton, which drove the British forces out of New Jersey. Both battles we Colonial Militia victories.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    Refarded as a turning point in the Revolution. It ended Burgoyne's campaign to split New England and the Southern Colonies. The battle also gained French and Spanish support. Colonial Miltia victory.
  • Siege of Charleston

    Siege of Charleston
    British leaders launched the "Southern Stategy", which was an attempt to gain support of the loyalist living in the Southern Colonies. This resulted into British capturing the city of Charleston.
  • King's Mountain

    King's Mountain
    Was a battle fought between the Patriot militia and the Loyalist militia. The leader of the Loyalist militia commanded the Patriots to "Lay down their arms or suffer the consequences." This rallied the Patriots, which came out victorious for them.
  • Battle of Cowpens

    Battle of Cowpens
    Was a major turning poit in Britan's conquest of South Carolina. Took place in Cherokee County South Carolina. Colonial Militia Victory.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The Battle took place in Yorktown Viriginia, was the last battle of the Revolutionary War. Was fought by the Colonial Militia aided by the French Army, and Great Britain. It ended ended a Colonial Militia victory and the surrender of Charles Cornwalis.