signaled the start of the revolutionary war on April 15 1775. The British Army set out from Boston to capture rebel leaders Samuel Adams and John Hancock in Lexington and to destroy the Americans store of weapons in concord
On June 17, 1775 British defeated the Americans in Massachusetts most of the fighting occurred on nearby Breed's Hill.
December 26, 1776, in Trenton, New JerseyGeneral George Washington's army and Hessian mercenaries
Sep 19, 1777 – Oct 17, 1777victory to the Americans over the British
Dec 19, 1777 – Jun 19, 1778British forces captured the American capital of Philadelphia
Sep 28, 1781 – Oct 19, 1781Sep 28, 1781 – Oct 19, 1781George Washington begins the battle of yorktown against General Charles Cornwallis