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Revolutionary War Battle Chart. Bunker Hill. Date – June 17, 1775 Location – Near Boston MA Winner – Draw Generals – British – Gage; American – None Result – Continental Army gained confidence. New York. Date – August 1776 Location – New York City, NY Winner – Great Britain

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bunker hill
Bunker Hill

Date – June 17, 1775

Location – Near Boston MA

Winner – Draw

Generals – British – Gage; American – None

Result – Continental Army gained confidence

new york
New York

Date – August 1776

Location – New York City, NY

Winner – Great Britain

Generals – British – Howe; American – Washington

Result – Continental Army lost control of NYC and suffered heavy casualties

trenton
Trenton

Date – December 26, 1776

Location – Trenton, NJ

Winner – United States

Generals – British – Hessians; American – Washington

Result – Continental Army retained many soldiers that would have gone home

philadelphia
Philadelphia

Date – Spring 1777

Location – Philadelphia, PA

Winner – Great Britain

Generals – British – Howe; American – Washington

Result – colonists lost control of Philadelphia, Washington and his troops were forced to retreat further south

saratoga
Saratoga

Date – October 17, 1777

Location – Saratoga, NY

Winner – United States

Generals – British – Burgoyne; American – Gates

Result – turning point; British troops remain on coast to avoid wilderness ambush; French begin to aid Continental Army

charles town
Charles Town

Date – May 1780

Location – Charles Town, South Carolina

Winner – Great Britain

Generals – British – Cornwallis; American – Lincoln

Result – British troops controlled major port city in south; tried to gain support of slaves & loyalists

cowpens
Cowpens

Date – January 1781

Location – Cowpens, South Carolina

Winner – United States

Generals – British – Tarleton; American – Morgan

Result – Continental Army wins first victory in south; angers Cornwallis, puts him on the offensive

guilford court house
Guilford Court House

Date – March 1781

Location – Guilford Court House, North Carolina

Winner – Great Britain

Generals – British – Cornwallis; American – Greene

Result – British Army was weakened and they headed north to Virginia

yorktown
Yorktown

Date – October 17, 1781

Location – Yorktown, VA

Winner – United States

Generals – British – Cornwallis; American – Washington

Result – British Army surrendered and peace talks begin soon after

results of treaty of paris
Results of Treaty of Paris
  • Confirmed U.S. independence from Great Britain
  • Set boundaries of United States; Canada to Florida, Atlantic Ocean to Mississippi River
  • No attempt made by British to protect land interests of Native Americans
  • No timetable for British evacuation of American forts
  • British creditors could collect debts owed to them by Americans & loyalists allowed to sue in state courts to reclaim their losses