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Battles of the American Revolution



Battle of Concord and Lexington:

Winner: No exact winner, both side results in casualties

    Major Pitcairne's troops fire on the militia on the Green at Lexington
                        after "the shot heard 'round the world"


Battle of Bunker Hill:

Winner
: British, drove the Americans away from Charlestown




Battle of Quebec 1775:

Winner:
British - took over Canada regions

Death of General Montgomery in the attack of Quebec


Battle of Long Island:

Winner:
British - drove Americans to evacuate New York


                                            Battle of Long Island by John Mackenzie (c) 2008


Battle of Harlem Heights 1776:

Winner:
no particular winner - American's morale was revived




Battle of White Plains:

Winner:  Draw

                        British troops landing at the Hudson


Battle of Fort Washington:

Winner: 
British and German soldiers


                            British troops crossing the river


Battle of Trenton:

Winner: 
Overwhelming victory by the Americans


The surrender to George Washington by the death of Hessian leader at Trenton


Battle of Princeton:

Winner:
Americans - outmaneuvered Cronwallis'  tactic

British Colonel Mawhood's 17th Regiment attacking the Americans at Princeton


Battle of Ticonderoga :

Winner:
British - American withdrew



Battle of Hubbardton:

Winner: 
British and German troops

                                British attack the summit on Monument Hill


Battle of Bennington 1777:

Winner:
Americans



Battle of Brandywine Creek:

winner:
British and Hessian - Drove Americans away from their position in Brandywine creek

                            The attack of the British 46th foot


Battle of Freeman's Farm:

Winner:
British was left on the field, but with higher casualties


                                    The Heat of Battle


Battle of Paoli:

Winner:
British


British Light Infantry and Light Dragoons attacking the Pennsylvania camp 20th September 1777
                                painted in London by Xavier della Gatta in 1782



Battle of Germantown:

Winner:
British won, however Washington escaped successfully



    The British 40th Foot occupying the Chew House from which they resisted
            all efforts to dislodge them during the Battle of Germantown

 

Battle of Saratoga:

Winner:
American successfully forced Burgoyne to surrender
The turning point of the war

The Surrender of General John Burgoyne at the Battle of Saratoga,
                            7th October 1777
by Fauvel


Battle of Monmouth 1778:

Winner: Draw

                 Washington rallying Lee's retreating regiment



Battle of Camden

Winner:
British


                    Death of Baron Von Kalb at battle of Camden


Battle of King's Mountain

Winner:
American


                                Riflemen in the Forest


Battle of Cowpens:

Winner:
Overwhelming win by Americans


           Colonel Washington driving the British away


Battle of Guilford Courthouse:

Winner:
British Victory
 

                    American Continental Army Line


Battle of Yorktown:

Winner:
American - Cornwallis' troop surrender


                    American troops storming the British redoubt





American won the war!

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