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The Siege of Yorktown, 28 Sep–19 Oct 1781

The Battle of Yorktown

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – The Siege of Yorktown, 28 Sep–19 Oct 1781 The final decisive major battle of the war, the siege of Yorktown established both the collapse of the British ‘Southern Strategy’

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The Battle of Brandywine Creek, September 11 1777

Battle of Brandywine Creek

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – The Battle of Brandywine Creek, September 11 1777 With the help of the newly arrived Marquis de Lafayette, Washington and the Continental Army ventured open battle to

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Battle of Trenton, 26 December 1776

Battle of Trenton

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – The Battle of Trenton, 26 December 1776 A characteristic of Washington’s generalship was that he always left his army opportunities either to withdraw or attack. Winter’s onset

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The Battle of Bunker Hill, June 17 1775

Bunker Hill

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – The Battle of Bunker Hill, June 17 1775 At the commencement of open warfare, 20,000 New England militia mustered under Gen Artemis Ward and surrounded Boston. The

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Chickasaw Campaign, 1736–40

Chickasaw Campaign

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – The Chickasaw Campaign The Chickasaw Campaign was a long and bloody affair. The French and allied Choctaws had defeated the Chickasaws, Natchez and their British allies in

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