My Brother Sam is Dead By 107697 Apr 19, 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord War in Lexington and Concord where minutemen were ready to fight. Apr 21, 1775 Sam comes home; father and him fight about going to war Shares information to father about the war and how it turned out. Fights about how he wants to get back in the war. May 2, 1775 Sam steels Fathers gun Sam steels father's gun to fight in the war for protection. Father does not allow. Jun 1, 1775 Sam leaves for war Sam leaves for the Revolutionary War to fight on the patriots side. Jul 15, 1775 Father gets accused by Continental Officers Continental Officers accuse Father to try to get his brown bess. He admits that his own son stole his gun but they don't believe him. Jan 3, 1776 Father and Tim meet the cow-boys and they ambush Father On their way to Verplanks Point they run into some cow-boys who want their goods but attack father with their gun. On their home father runs into them and ambush him. They take away. Jun 19, 1777 Father dies on a British ship He dies on a Britsih prison ship in New York which was weird because he is a Tory. He died on the ship along with Jeremiah Sanford. Oct 17, 1777 Battle of Saratoga Burgoyne had 3 routes with Howe and Barry St. Leger. The battle turned when the Fench agreed to help the Americans after they won. It gave them great hope for the rest of the war Dec 25, 1777 The war in Mr. Roger's house The British arrived in Redding and have a war in Mr. Roger's house. Ned's head got shot off and Tim had seen the whole thing. Dec 13, 1778 Sam comes home to Redding Sam comes home to see Tim and Mother in the Tavern. Jan 26, 1779 Sam is accused of stealing cows Two men tried to steal cows but Sam went after them to turn them in. His plan backfired when the two men had captured him and they turned Sam in. Feb 17, 1779 Sam gets executed Tim tries to save Sam but is not successful. Sam was held at trial and was proven guilty. Sam was shot twice and Tim had seen the whole thing. Oct 15, 1781 Battle of Yorktown The Americans had trapped the British on the Yorktown peninsula. The French arrive at the time and the Americans won overall. Mar 8, 1783 Treaty of Paris The British and the Americans split up the land. Americans recieved the eastern border and Spain recieved Florida.