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Revolutionary War Timeline

  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    From April-October 17, 1777, a major battle of the war took place. Lacking supplies, 5,700 British, German, and loyalist forces surrendered to General Horatio Gates. This was a major turning point in the war. This was a very impactful moment because it was a huge win for America and it gave them some momentum for the war.
  • Siege of Yorktown6

    Siege of Yorktown6
    Yorktown was a deciding battle were the Americans finally defeated Cornwallis’ men. It was the last major battle of the war and it spelt doom for the British. This was one of the most impactful moments of the Revolutionary War. It’s one of the most impactful because the Americans finally defeated Cornwallis. Cornwallis was the British’s best general and without him they’d certainly lose.