BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL

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BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL

Battle Of Bunker Hill

The battlefeild was located in Charlestown, Massachusetts. The Battle of Bunker Hill took place mostly on Breeds Hill. It is called the Battle of bunker hill because the army thought they were on bunker hill

The British wanted to keep Boston Harbor open so that the British ships can bring in supplies and troops

The Britsh commander, William Howe led three charges up Breeds Hill. The American troops fought back the first to charges. The Americans started to run out of ammunition and had to back down to the third charge. The british took over the hill. About 226 British were killed and 800 were wounded. The American troops did not suffer as much

On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War the British defeated the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Boston, Massachusetts. Despite their loss, the inexperienced colonial forces inflicted.

June 16, 1775 Americans learned that the British were sending troops from BostonJune 17, 1775 British defeated the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill

The Battle of Bunker Hill was one of the first battles of the American War of Independance. The Americans learned that the British were planning to take over the hills. The Americans troops built huge dirt hills to try to prepare for war.

British General William Howe wanted to control the hills around Boston to keep the Boston harbor open to British ships that brought in supplies and more troops.

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June 17, 1775 The Attack Happend

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