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Updated: 1/6/2021
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  • Lexington/Concord
  • Bunker Hill
  • Crossing of the Delaware
  • The Battles of Lexington and Concord signaled the start of the American Revolutionary war on April 19, 1775. The British Army set out from Boston to capture rebel leaders Samuel Adams and John Hancock in Lexington as well as to destroy the Americans store of weapons and ammunition in Concord.
  • Saratoga
  • In just a few months after the start of the American Revolutionary War. Boston was being besieged by thousands of American militia. The British decided to take two hills Bunker Hill and Breed's Hill in order to gain a tactical advantage.
  • Valley Forge
  • During the American Revolutionary War there was the first move in a surprise attack organized by George Washington against Hessian forces.
  • Yorktown
  • during the second year of the American Revolution. It included two crucial battles, fought eighteen days apart, and was a decisive victory for the Continental Army and a crucial turning point in the Revolutionary War.
  • Valley Forge was where the American Continental Army made camp during the winter of 1777-1778. It was here that the American forces became a true fighting unit. Valley Forge is often called the birthplace of the American Army.
  • Siege of Yorktown, joint Franco-American land and sea campaign that entrapped a major British army on a peninsula at Yorktown, Virginia, and forced its surrender. The siege virtually ended military operations in the American Revolution.