American Revolutionary War Battles

Timeline created by haydentalmadge12
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    •British Military tried to capture weapons and were sniped by American guerrilla groups, who moved their supplies weeks in advance Commanding Officers:
    Massachusetts Bay- John Parker, James Barrett, John Buttrick, William Heath, Joseph Warren, Isaac Davis
    GB: Francis Smith, John Pitcairn, Hugh percy
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    Patriots: Benedict Arnold, Ethan Allen, Green Mountain Boys
    GB: William Delaplace •First victory
    •They captured a British fort
    •got a lot of ammo and equipment
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    Commanders: United colonies- Israel Putnam,William Prescott,Joseph Warren, John Stark
    GB- William Howe
    Sir Robert Pigot
    James Abercrombie
    Henry Clinton
    - british victory
    -patriots inflicted many casuatiles
    -morral bost
    - British captured Charlston Pennsylvania
  • Trenton/Princeton Campaign

    Trenton/Princeton Campaign
    Continental Army: George Washington, Nathaneal Greene
    Hessians: Johann Rall -Continental army sneak attacks Hessians
    -negligible losses
    -turning point in war
    -moral booster
  • Saratoga (Bemis Heights)

    Saratoga (Bemis Heights)
    Continental Army: Horatio Gates
    Benedict Arnold
    Benjamin Lincoln
    Enoch Poor
    Ebenezer Learned
    Daniel Morgan GB: John Burgoyne
    Simon Fraser
    F.A. Riedesel -Americans surrounded enemy
    -They surrendered
    -Huge turning point in the war
  • Yorktown

    Yorktown
    -End of British land operations
    -beginning negotiations to the treaty of Paris Patriots:
    George Washington
    Marquis De Lafayette
    Comte de Rochambeau
    Comte de Grasse GB:
    Charles Cornwallis Surrendered (POW)
    Charles O'Hara (POW)
    Thomas Symonds (POW)
  • Siege of Charleston

    Siege of Charleston
    British: Sir Henry Clinton
    Mariot Arbuthnot
    Charles Cornwallis U.S: Benjamin Lincoln (POW) -Americans took a heavy loss
    -Surrended over 5000 american men
  • King's Mountain

    King's Mountain
    Patriots:
    James Johnston
    William Campbell
    John Sevier
    Frederick Hambright
    Joseph McDowell
    Benjamin Cleveland
    James Williams
    Isaac Shelby
    Joseph Winston
    William Chronicle
    GB: Patrick Ferguson
    Abraham Depeyster -Decisive victory for Patriots
    -received intelligence and we're ready for the loyalist army to come
    killed and captured many