Dan Vilardi

  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Generals: Great Britain: Sir William How
    The US Colonies: Dr. Joseph Warren, Israel Putnam, and William Prescott
    Victor: The British techically, even though they lost more men
    Facts: The battle was more of a win for the Americans because through the duration of the battle, the British lost many more men which proved to be very pivotal in a nearing battle at Dorchester Heights.
    The battle only lasted three hours, and it proved to be one of the most deadly battles of the Revolutionary War.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Facts Continued: The colonists only suffered an estimated 400-600 casualities, while the British casualities were about 2,500-4,00 men.
  • Battle of Long Island

    Generals: Great Britain: Lord Charles Cornwallis, Sir Henry Clinton, Sir William How
    The US Colonies: George Washington, Israel Putnam, William Alexander
    Victor: British
    Fats: The rain kept Admiral John Howe of Great Britain from being able to cut off Washington and his men from Long Island to Manhattan.
    On the night of August 29th, John Glover's Marblehead noislesssly ferried Washington's troops across the East River to Manhattan.
  • Battle of Long Island

    Facts Continued: On the morning of August 30th, when the British charged American bunkers,they found empty American trenches.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Generals: Great Britain: Johann Rall
    The US Colonies: George Washington
    Victor: The US Colonies
    Facts: Washington chose to invade Trenton because there were 3 Hessian batallions and G. Washington knew the German's would celebrate the Christmas celebration, therefore all the Hessian's wouldn't be able to fight to their best ability.
    The US Colonies captured nine hundred eighteen British soldiers.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Facts Continued: The invasion started an hour later then expected.
  • Battle of Brandywine

    Generals: Great Britain: Sir William Howe
    The US Colonies: George Washington
    Victor: The US Colonies
    Facts: Congress sent four deputies to inspect Washington's strategies because they believed that if the Colonies lost the battle, it'd be likely for Philadelphia to fall.
    The battle was started by the Americans firing a round of shots from a bar where American's had been previously drinking. The British were 100 yars away and gaining land when the Americans fired at the British.
  • Battle of Brandywine

    Facts continued: The british lost nearly 2,000 soldiers, while the US Colonies lost nearly 700 soldiers.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Generals: Great Britain: John Burgoyne
    The US Colonies: Benedict Arnold, Daniel Morgan, Horatio Gates
    Victor: Great Britain
    Facts: Though the British fought off the Americans, the Americans took great pride by being able to fight against Britain's best regular troops.
  • Battle of Monmouth

    Gemerals: Great Britain: Sir Henry Clinton
    The US Colonies:George Washington
    Victor: The US Colonies
    Facts: Washington much respected General Lee and wrote letters to him asking how he was doing
    Molly Pitcher took over a cannon when her husband, John Hayes, was wounded.
    The British left personal belongings behind to protect the baggage
  • Capture of Savannah

    Generals: British: Colonel Archibald Campbell
    The US Colonies: Robert Howe
    Victor: British
    Facts: A local slave gave Howe a tip that there was a cut through in the swampy woods that would help the position of the British.
    When the british first started getting fired at, Howe ordered for a retreat which was quickly waved off.
    An unknown number of Howe's men died attempting to swim across the Yamacraw Creek
  • Battle of Cowpens

    Generals: British: Banastre Tarleton
    The US Colonies: Danie Morgan
    Victor: The US Colonies
    Facts: The British at the beginning of the battle wear tearing through American lines like it was nothing.
    The battle only lasted an hour.
    The British were poorly organized and unprepared for the war.