Am_Rev_Battle_Chart.rtf - BATTLE Lexington LOCATION Middlesex County Province of Massachusetts Bay Concord Concord Middlesex County Massachusetts Bunker

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BATTLELOCATIONDESCRIPTIONOUTCOMELexingtonMiddlesex County, Province ofMassachusetts Bay.At dawn on April 19, some 700 British troops arrived in Lexington andcame upon 77 militiamen gathered on the town green. To this day, no one knows which side fired first. A confrontation on the Lexington town green started off the fighting, and soon the British were hastily retreating under intense fire.TheAmericanswon the battle. This battle proved to the Britishthat the American army was not just a band of unorganized rebels, but an army that deserved respect.ConcordConcord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.It took place on Wednesday, April 19, 1775.When the British reached Concord, the soldiers began searchingpremises and private houses for firearms and started to set fire to homesThe significance of the conflict was that victory against the British was unexpected and provided the Colonists with the confidence and belief in their ability to win further victories. The Battle of Concord was a great propaganda victory for the colonists.

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