Battles of the Revolution (North)

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  • The Siege of Boston

    The Siege of Boston
    When Boston was taken over by the British.
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    Benedict Arnold and Ethan Allen capture Ticonderoga and Crown Point. Also took the cannons.
  • Battle of Chelsea Creek

    Battle of Chelsea Creek
    Was the second military engagement of the Boston campaign of the American Revolutionary War. It is also known as the Battle of Noddle's Island, Battle of Hog Island and the Battle of the Chelsea Estuary.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    British troops drive American forces from Breed's Hill. Also it took three trys to take over Breed's Hill
  • Battle of Quebec

    Battle of Quebec
    Aronlds fails to capture Quebec from the British. Montgomery is killed.
  • The Battle of Long Island

    The Battle of Long Island
    Also known as the Battle of Brooklyn or the Battle of Brooklyn Heights. Was the first major battle in the American Revolutionary War following the United States Declaration of Independence.
  • Battle of White Plains

    Battle of White Plains
    Was a battle in the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Battle of Fort Washington

    Battle of Fort Washington
    Was a battle fought in the American Revolutionary War between the United States and Great Britain.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    During the American Revolutionary War, after General George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River north of Trenton, New Jersey.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    Was a battle in which General George Washington's revolutionary forces defeated British forces near Princeton, New Jersey.
  • Battle of Oriskany

    Battle of Oriskany
    Was one of the bloodiest battles in the North American theater of the American Revolutionary War and a significant engagement of the Saratoga campaign.
  • The Battle of Bennington

    The Battle of Bennington
    An American force of 2,000 men, primarily composed of New Hampshire and Massachusetts militiamen, led by General John Stark, and reinforced by men led by Colonel Seth Warner and members of the Green Mountain Boys, decisively defeated a detachment of General John Burgoyne's army led by Lieutenant Colonel Friedrich Baum, and supported by additional men under Lieutenant Colonel Heinrich von Breymann.
  • Battle of Brandywine

    Battle of Brandywine
    Also known as the Battle of Brandywine Creek. It was fought in the area surrounding Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and the Brandywine River. The battle, which was a decisive victory for the British, left Philadelphia, the revolutionary capital, undefended. The British captured the city on September 26, beginning an occupation that would last until June 1778.
  • The Battle of Saratoga (Freeman's Farm)

    The Battle of Saratoga (Freeman's Farm)
    Morgan's men took very careful aim, and picked off virtually every single officer in the advance company, and then charged, unaware that they were headed directly for Burgoyne's main army. While they succeeded in driving back the advance company, Fraser's leading edge arrived just in time to attack Morgan's left, scattering his men back into the woods.
  • The Battle of Germantown

    The Battle of Germantown
    The British victory in this battle ensured that Philadelphia, the capital of the self-proclaimed United States of America, would remain in British hands throughout the winter of 1777–1778.
  • The Battle of Saratoga (Bemis Heights)

    The Battle of Saratoga (Bemis Heights)
    At this point, the Americans were joined by an unexpected participant. General Arnold, who was "betraying great agitation and wrath" in the American camp, and may have been drinking, rode out to join the action. Gates immediately sent Major Armstrong after him with orders to return; Armstrong did not catch up with Arnold until the action was effectively over.The defenses on the right side of the British camp were anchored by two redoubts. The outermost one was defended by about 300 men.
  • The Battle of Monmouth

    The Battle of  Monmouth
    The Continental Army under General George Washington attacked the rear of the British Army column commanded by Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton as they left Monmouth Court House (modern Freehold Borough).
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    1775 - 1778 Northern Battles in the Revolution