Annotated Time Line Events
Battle of Lexington/ Concord: (April 19, 1775) The Battle of Lexington and Concord were the
first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. Massachusetts rebels, The
Patriots, began to form militias and collected guns and ammo in towns across the stash. They
had one large stash that was in Concord. On April 18, 1775, 800 British Troops leave Boston to
seize the supplies. Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Dr. Samuel Prescott ride to warm the
countryside about the British coming. When the British showed up, there was 80 militiamen.
British troops started to state commands and while marching towards the militia, a shot went off
and was known as the “shot heard ‘round the world”. The Patriots soon fled, and the British
continued to Concord.
Battle of Bunker Hill: (June 17, 1775) The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought during the Siege of
Boston during the beginning of the Revolutionary War on June 17, 1775. The battle was fought
in Charlestown, Boston, Ma. This battle was referred as the Battle of Bunker Hill but most of the
fighting was on Breed’s hill. 1600 colonists defended against 2500 British. After 3 attacks, The
British take the hill and defeat the colonists 1100 soldiers KIA,MIA,WIA and only 400 colonial