American revolutionary war battles, Joe Caldwell, 5b

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  • Lexington and concord

    Lexington and concord
    Militia were commanded by Barrett, Buttrick, Robinson and many others. Colonel Smith, Major Pitcairne and Lord Percy commanded the British Troops.
    This battle started the revolutionary war
  • Bunker (Breed's) Hill

    Bunker (Breed's) Hill
    Bunker hill officers included, William Howe and sir Rober Pigot on the Birtish side. On the american side there was Isreal Puntam and William prescott. Some stratergies important in this battle are morale-builder for the inexperienced Americans, convincing them that patriotic dedication would overcome superior British military might
  • Trenton/ Princeton (NJ Campaign)

    Trenton/ Princeton (NJ Campaign)
    The generals were General George Washington, Major General Nathanael Greene and General John Sullivan against Colonel Rahl. The strategic importance was that they were able to gain much more courage for up coming battles
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    Generals: Major General John Burgoyne commanded the British and Major General Arthur St Clair commanded
    Strategic importance In 1775 Fort Ticonderoga was surprised and captured by the Americans under Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold. The Fort provided the heavy artillery that the colonists needed to bombard General Gage out of Boston.
  • Saratoga (Bemis Heights, the second battle)

    Saratoga (Bemis Heights, the second battle)
    It was commanded by General John Burgoyne which he was leading the British. American soliders were led by General horatio gates. The startegic importance was it proved a major turning point for them.
  • Siege of Charleston

    Siege of Charleston
    The commaning officers in the Siege of Charleston is Sir Henry Clinton, Mariot Arbuthnot, Charles Cornwallis, and Benjamin Lincoln. The strategic importance of the battle was focus towards the american southern colonies
  • King's Mountain

    King's Mountain
    The commadning officers for the Patriot milita is James Johnston, William Campbell, John Sevier, Frederick Hambright, Joseph McDowell, Benjamin Cleveland, James Williams, Isaac Shelby, Joseph winston, and William Chronicle. For the Loyalista militia it was Patrick Ferguson, and Abraham DePeyster. The strategic importance is for keeping america under its control.
  • Yorktown

    Yorktown
    The commanding officers were General Washington commanding the Americans, Lieutenant General de Rochambeau commanded the French and Major General Lord Cornwallis commanded the British. The starteegic importance of this battle is that this was the most important battle of the Revolutionary War.