For the British, 73 were killed, 174 were wounded, and 26 went missing.
The Battle of Concord took place on Wednesday, April 19, 1775 at the town of Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The battle was between both British and American forces.
General Thomas Gage knew that the Patriot Colonists were preparing for conflict because of the Boston Tea Party and the passing of the punishing '1774 Intolerable Acts'. The Colonists were prepared. General Thomas Gage from the British received instructions to capture patriot leaders however, they had escaped because of Paul Revere's warning. The British troops at Lexington marched on to the town of Concord, with a total of 1800 'Redcoats' to seize arms and ammunition.