American Revolution/Battles

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For those of you who enjoy the gory details of battles, I have made this section for you. I have listed here, the date, location, casualties and result of each significant battle during the war. Below each year, there is a gallery of paintings or engravings from the battles listed above.

1775[edit]

Battle of Lexington and Concord

  • Date:April 19, 1775
  • Location:Lexington, Concord, the surrounding area, Massachusetts
  • American Casualties-50 killed, 39 wounded, 5 missing
  • British Casualties-73 killed, 174 wounded, 26 missing
  • Result:American Victory

Siege of Boston

  • Date:April 20, 1775-March 17, 1776
  • Location:Boston and the Surrounding area, Massachusetts
  • American Casualties-469 killed or wounded, 30 captured
  • British Casualties-1,160 killed or wounded, 35 captured
  • Result:American Victory

Battle of Chelsea Creek (part of the Siege of Boston)

  • Date:May 27-May 28, 1775
  • Location:Hog Island, Noodle Island, Massachusetts
  • American Casualties-3 wounded
  • British Casualties-2 killed, 1 schooner destroyed
  • Result:American Victory

Battle of Bunker Hill (part of the Siege of Boston)

  • Date:June 17, 1775
  • Location:Charlestown, Massachusetts
  • American Casualties-140 killed, 271 wounded, 30 captured
  • British Casualties-245 killed, 828 wounded
  • Result:British Pyrrhic victory

1776[edit]

Battle of Long Island

  • Date:August 27, 1776
  • Location:Long Island(Brooklyn), New York
  • American Casualties-312 killed, 1,407 wounded or missing, 1,186 captured
  • British Casualties-63 killed, 283 wounded, 21 captured
  • Result:Decisive British Victory

Battle of Kip's Bay

  • Date:September 15, 1776
  • Location:Kip's Bay, Manhattan, New York
  • American Casualties-50 killed, 320 captured
  • British Casualties-12 killed or wounded
  • Result:Decisive British Victory

Battle of Harlem Heights

  • Date:September 16, 1776
  • Location:Harlem, Manhattan, New York
  • American Casualties-30 killed, 100 wounded
  • British Casualties-90 killed, 300 wounded
  • Result:American Victory

Battle of Pell's Point

  • Date:October 18, 1776
  • Location:Bronx, New York
  • American Casualties-8 killed, 13 wounded
  • British Casualties-25 killed or wounded
  • Result:American Victory

Battle of White Plains

  • Date:October 28, 1776
  • Location:White Plains, New York
  • American Casualties-28 killed, 126 wounded, 16 captured
  • British Casualties-42 killed, 182 wounded, 3 captured
  • Result:British Victory

Battle of Fort Washington

  • Date:November 16, 1776
  • Location:Manhattan, New York
  • American Casualties-59 killed, 100 wounded 2,837 captured
  • British Casualties-86 killed, 350 wounded
  • Result:Decisive British Victory

Battle of Trenton

  • Date:December 26, 1776
  • Location:Trenton, New Jersey
  • American Casualties-4 wounded
  • British Casualties-23 killed, 83 wounded, 896 captured
  • Result:Decisive American Victory

1777[edit]

Battle of the Assunpink Creek

  • Date:January 2, 1777
  • Location:Trenton, New Jersey
  • American Casualties-100 killed or wounded
  • British Casualties-365 killed, 135 wounded
  • Result:American Victory

Battle of Princeton

  • Date:January 3, 1777
  • Location:Princeton, New Jersey
  • American Casualties-31 killed, 40 wounded, 1 captured
  • British Casualties-100 killed, 70 wounded, 200 captured
  • Result:American Victory

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