Battles of the American Revolution(ExCred)N.CilettiPd6

  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The Battle of Lexington and Concord
    This was the first military engagement of the Revolutionary War. Liutenent Colonel Francis Smith ordered his army from Britan to destroy militia that was hidden in concord. The first shot was fired at Lexington. This shot was known as " the shot heard round the world". The Americans celebrated their victory after they won this war.
  • The Battle of Chelsea Creek

    The Battle of Chelsea Creek
    The Battle of Chelsea Creek was the second military engagement of the Boston campaign of the American Revolutionary War. This was known as the battle of Noodle's Island, the Battle of Hog Island, and the Batlle of Chelsea Estuary. This British aimed to remove all of the hay and livestock out of this island. During this battle it contained the first naval capture of the wars.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill

    The Battle of Bunker Hill
    This battle was the second battle and also the bloodiest battle of the entire revolutionary war. It had began after american militiamen constructed a crude dirt fort at night on a hill in Charles Town.The battle had gone on and on until the militiamen had ran out of gunpowder.The redcoats had suffered twice as much in the end.
  • The Battle of Quebec

    The Battle of Quebec
    This battle started when the American forces tried to occupy and take control of the city of Quebec. Due to bad timing and bad weather, it ended with the American leader, Richard Montgumary dead. 400 soldiers were also captured by the British. Due to horrible circumstances, the Americans lost and the British had another victory.
  • The Battle of Long Island

    The Battle of Long Island
    It was also known as the Battle of Brooklyn Heights. This battle was the first major battle in the entire American Revolutionary War. The Declaration of Independence made the biggest conflict of this battle and was mainly the meaning of the battle to have even begun. The British ere slowly reinforced by ships for the battle of Long island.
  • The Battle of Fort Washington

    The Battle of Fort Washington
    This battle was started by the British making a plan to try and capture Fort Washington. This was a hard battle and during this battle, 84 americans were killed and 374 were wounded. After too many injuries and deaths, Washington had to surrender and the British won.
  • The Battle of Trenton

    The Battle of Trenton
    This was the battle when Washington decided to create a plan to attack the Hessians on Christmas day. He knew that the Hessians would be celebrating and drinking and would not be prepared. Washington and his army crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night, and at 8 am he attacked the Hessians. With much preparing, Washington and his army got to celebrate a victory.
  • The Battle of Princeton

    The Battle of Princeton
    This was a battle in which General George Washington's revolutionary forces defeated British forces near Princeton, New Jersey.They ended up shifting into an open field and the British became heavily outnumbered. During the battle 450 british troops were killed and the Americans celebrated a win.
  • The Battle of Bennington

    The Battle of Bennington
    This battle took place in New York . Around two thousand American men led by General John Stark fought against Great Britan. During this battle Britan had 207 of it's troops killed and a large amount wounded. The Americans ended up winning this battle.
  • The Battle of Brandywine

    The Battle of Brandywine
    This battle was essential for the Americans to win. Washington and his soldiers were greatly discouraged from loosing the majority of battles, and they only had the occasional win. The British decided to seperate their army in multiply sections, and surround the americans. Washington became outmanuevered, and the Americans lost yet another battle.