April, 1775 American leader-Captain John Parker British leader- General Gage Americans won the first battle "Stand your ground, don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have war let it begin here."
June,1775 American leader-Colonel William Prescott British leader- General Gage The British won but at a cost "Don't fire until you can see the whites of their eyes."
New York October, 1777 American leader: General Horatio/ Benedict Arnold British leader: Burgoyne's American's won "let me die in this old uniform in which I fought my battles. May God forgive me for ever having on another." Benedict Arnold
Battle of Yorktown
Northwest Territory, May 1778-Feb. 1779 American leader-George Rogers Clark British leader- Henry Hamilton British won "
South Carolina, August 1780, American Leader- General Horatio Gates Britsh Leader-- Lord Cornwallis British won
Virginia, 1781 American leader-- George Washington British Leader-- Lord Cornwallis Americans won-- last battle of War