First battle of the revolutionary war. The battle took place on April 19, 1775 with American Leader, Captain John Parker vs. British Leader, General Gage. The Americans won and the British retreated. "Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war let it begin here."
The battle of Bunker Hill took place in June, 1775 with American Leader, Colonel William Prescott vs. British Leader, General William Howe. The British defeated the Americans. "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes!"
Battle of Yorktown
Took place in October, 1777 with American Leader, General Horatio Gates vs. British Leader, General John Burgoyne. Americans won and caused European nations to think Americans might win their war for Independence. "....You Desired Me to Send Morgan and the Light Infantry, and Support Them With My Division."
Worst American defeat of the war. British won. Battle took place in South Carolina in 1780. The American Leader in not stated while the British Leader was General Henry Clinton. "Though the Government is deeply in debt & of course poor, the nation is rich and their riches afford a fund which will not be easily exhausted."
Last major battle of the revolutionary war. Took place in Virginia, 1781 with American Leader, George Washington vs. British Leader, Lord Cornwallis. The Americans won and British leaders were soon forced to resign. "If we do not deceive our own men, we will never deceive the enemy."
“The madness of mobs or the insolence of soldiers, or both, when too near to each other, occasion some mischief.” No one won. Street fight. Americans vs. British soldiers. Eight British soldiers accused of murder.