June 1775 American leader Cornell William Prescott and British leader General William Howe "don't fire until the whites of their eyes is " and British made Americans retreat.
April 1775 American leader Captain John Parker and British General Gage "Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war, let it begin here." the British retreat to Boston.
December 1776 American leader George Washington British leader N/A "Three things prompt Men to a regular discharge of their Duty in time of Action, Natural bravery—hope of reward—and fear of punishment." British lost
October 1776 British leader General General John Burgoyne and American leader "Horatio Gates and Benedict Arnold " Americans surrounded British and won by surrender.
May 1778-Feb 1779 British leader Lieutenant Governor Henry Hamilton and American leader George Rogers Clark "The sword is very handsome. I am too old and infirm, as you see, to ever use a sword again, but I am glad that my old mother state has not entirely forgotten me."
Augst 1780 British leader General Charles Cornwallis's and American leader General Horatio "…the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph” and British won