The battle of Lexington and Concord.
The battle of Lexington and Concord was on April of 19, 1775. The people of the the 13 colonies and Great Britain anger Risen up and British went marching to the colonist at Concord.They outnumbered militiamen had just been ordered by their commander to spread when a shot came out. The British kept marching into Concord to search for guns not knowing that the majority had already been relocated. They decided to burn little what they found and the fire got slightly out of control.The Americans won.
This costly British victory helped shape the early course of the war. Proving that intimidating force alone would not bring about victory. It also proved that there was no going going back. The war would be a long one with no immediate diplomatic solution.For they must lose a vast many men if they should and they cannot afford to purchase every inch.The British won.
Battle of Yorktown
In the summer of 1781, ending a campaign in Virginia, Cornwallis took post at Yorktown with a force of about 8,000
men. Washington, meanwhile, guarding Clinton's main British force in New York, was joined in April by 4,000 French
troops under the Comte. On August 14 he learned that French , had a powerful
fleet, was sailing from the West Indies to the Chesapeake Bay. In hope of surrounding Cornwallis by land and
sea, Washington hurried with the main portion of the American Army, leaving only a small force to
guard Clinton in New York. The Americans won.
The British army’s dramatic success in New York and New Jersey in 1776. Arguably, predictable given its
overwhelming size and skill. The sudden defeat at Trenton and the ten days of chaos that followed was not
expected. General George Washington's army crossed the icy Delaware on Christmas Day 1776 and, over the
course of the next 10 days, won two crucial battles of the American Revolution. In the battle of Trenton December
26. Washington defeated a formidable garrison of Hessian mercenaries before withdrawing.The Americans won.
The battle of sarotoga September 19 and October 7, 1777 marked the climax of the Saratoga campaign, giving a decisive victory to the Americans over the British in the American Revolutionary War.British General John Burgoyne led a large invasion army southward from Canada in the Chaplain valley, hoping to meet a similar British force marching northward from New York City and another British force marching eastward from Lake Ontario. John Burgoyne won.
The Battle of Gettysburg
Fought from July 1 to July 3, 1863, is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War. After a great victory over Union forces at Chancecellorsville. General Robert marched his Army of Northern Virginia into Pennsylvania in late June 1863. 51,000 people died in this battle. Army of the Potomac had an advantage in numbers of almost 24,000 men, helped by a last-minute transfer of over 10,000 men from the rear-area forces around Washington and Baltimore.
This failed American campaign, often overlooked as insignificant, not only stopped American military momentum gained from Saratoga and the recovery of Philadelphia, it showed that alliance with France would not bring a speedy end to the war. The northern theater remained in a stalemate for the rest of the war.Receiving intelligence on the oncoming attack, Ferguson decided to retreat to the safety of Lord Cornwallis' army. The Americans won.
The British infantry wore red coats, with bearskin caps for grenadiers, tricorne hats for battalion companies and caps for the light infantry. The Highland Scots troops wore the kilt and feather bonnet.The two regiments of British light dragoons serving in America, the 16th and 17th, arrived in America wearing red coats and crested leather helmets. As the war progressed, the light dragoons abandoned their red coats for green. Tarleton’s legion wore a uniform of green and the cavalry wore light dragoon helmets.The Americans won.
The battle of Carillon