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CAMPAIGNS AND BATTLES

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Battles of Lexington and Concord
Battles of Lexington and Concord
April 19, 1775; the first battles of the Revolutionary War

Battle of Bunker Hill
Battle of Bunker Hill
June 17, 1775, the first major battle of the Revolutionary War

Battle of White Plains
Battle of White Plains
October 28, 1776

Battle of Princeton
Battle of Princeton
January 3, 1777; allowed the Americans to regain control of New Jersey

Battle of Bennington
Battle of Bennington
August 16, 1777; this battle allowed Vermont to declare its independence

Valley Forge
Valley Forge
General George Washington faced his greatest challenge as Commander-In-Chief while his army was encamped here during the winter of 1777-1778

Battle of Monmouth
Battle of Monmouth
June 28, 1778, the last time two full armies met in battle during the Revolutionary War

Molly Pitcher
Molly Pitcher
a nickname for women who carried water to troops on Revolutionary War battlefields

Battle of Guilford Courthouse
Battle of Guilford Courthouse
March 15, 1781

Battle of Yorktown
Battle of Yorktown
September 28-October 19, 1781; the last major battle of the Revolutionary War

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