Lexington and ConcordApril 19, 1775
Colonel Smith was the commanding officer
Barrett lead the militia
Bunker (Breeds) HillWilliam Howe was the commanding officer for the British
Artemas Ward was the leader of the militia
This battle was good for the Americans because even though they loss they still got a big confidence boost from it.
Trenton/Princeton (NJ campaign)General Charles Cornwallis was the general for British
General James Ewing took charge of the militia.
Important because it was Washingtons first win in a battle.
Fort TiconderogaMajor General John Burgoyne commanded the British and Major General Arthur St Clair commanded the American troops.
Militia was known as the Green Mountain Boys.
Important because it was the first American victory of the Revolutionary War.
Saratoga (Bemis heights, the second battle)Benedict Arnold and John Burgoyne were the commanders for this war.
Stephen Adams led the militia.
Really big turning point during the revolutionary war.
Siege of CharlestonBritish commander was Henry Clinton.
It was one of the most important wars ever in the Revolutionary War.
Kings MountainWilliam Campbell was the commander.
Important victory for the patriot militia.
YorktownCornwallis was the British commander and Washington was the American commander.
Patriots vs Loyalists
Americans won independence