On December 26, 1776 George Washington led the continental Army across the Delaware to a place by Trenton where they met up with the British who were lead by Johann Rall and had a big battle. The British were caught off guard because it was the day after Christmas and the British were drunk from celebrating.
Fought eighteen days apart in the fall of 1777, the two Battles of Saratoga were a turning point in the American Revolution. On September 19th, British General John Burgoyne achieved a small, but costly victory over American forces led by Horatio Gates and Benedict Arnold
On Tuesday, October 9,1781 general George Washington commanded a a force 17,000 French and Continental troops begins the siege known as the battle of Yorktown against British General Lord Charles Cornwallis and a contingent of 9,000 British troops at Yorktown Virginia in the most important battle of the revolutionary war