This page is a work in progress.  Many times we add links only to find them no longer active at a later date.  As time allows we will update all the events listed here with active links.  We welcome any and all to send us links they have found that they feel would be better suited to represent each of these events

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1754 - 1763   The French and Indian War

1754 - 1763   British Forts of the F&I War

1764   The Sugar Act

1764   The Currency Act

1765   The Stamp Act

1765   The Quartering Act

October 7 - 25, 1765   The Stamp Act Congress

1766   The Declaratory Act

1767   Townshend Act

Disturbances in Boston

March 5, 1770   The Boston Massacre

1773   The Tea Act

December 16, 1773   The Boston Tea Party

Sept. 5 - Oct. 26, 1774   The First Continental Congress (Philadelphia)

 

March 23   Patrick Henry's "Liberty or Death" speech

April 19   Lexington & Concord, Massachusetts

May 10   Capture of Fort Ticonderoga, New York

June 17   Bunker Hill & Breed's Hill, Charlestown Massachusetts

September 5 - November 2   Siege of St. Johns, Canada

October 17   Falmouth, Maine

October 25   Montreal, Canada

December 9   Great Bridge, Virginia

December 31   Attack on Quebec, Canada

 

February 27   Moore's Creek Bridge, North Carolina

May 15-20   The Cedars, Canada

June 8   Thois Rivieres, Canada

June 28   Fort Sullivan, South Carolina

July 2   Congress votes in favor of declaring independence

July 4   Declaration of Independence is adopted

July 8   First public reading of the Declaration of Independence

August 27   Long Island, New York

September 15   Kip's Bay, New York

September 16   Harlem Heights, New York

October 11-13   Valcour Island, New York

October 18   Pell's Point, New York

October 22   Mamaroneck, New York

October 28   White Plains, New York

November 16   Fort Washington, New York

December 25 - 26   Washington's Crossing and Attack on Trenton, New Jersey

 

January 3   Princeton, New Jersey

April 27   Ridgefield / Danbury Raid, Connecticut

June 26   Metuchen, New Jersey

July   British recapture Fort Ticonderoga, New York

July 7   Hubbardton, Vermont

July 8   Fort Ann, New York

July    British Forces land at Head of Elk to move on Philadelphia

August 2 - 23   Siege of Fort Stanwix, New York

August 6   Oriskany, New York

August 16   Bennington, Vermont 

August 22   Staten Island, New York

September 3   Cooch's Bridge, Delaware

September 11   Brandywine, Pennsylvania

September 12 - 16   Battle of the Clouds

September 19   Freeman's Farm / Saratoga, New York

September 21   Paoli, Pennsylvania

October 4   Germantown, Pennsylvania

October 6   Fort Clinton / Fort Montgomery, New York

October 7   Bemis Heights, New York

October 22   Fort Mercer, New Jersey

November 10-15   Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania

December 5-8   White Marsh, Pennsylvania

December 1777 - June 1778   American Forces encamp at Valley Forge

 

March 21   Massacre at Hancock House

June 28   Monmouth, New Jersey

July 3   Wyoming, Pennsylvania

August 29   Quaker Hill / Newport, Rhode Island

November 11   Cherry Valley, New York

December 29   Savannah, South Carolina

 

February 3   Beaufort / Port Royal Island, South Carolina

February 14   Kettle Creek, South Carolina

March 3   Briar Creek, South Carolina

June 20   Stono Ferry, South Carolina

September 16 - October 18   Siege of Savannah, South Carolina

July 16   Stony Point, New York

July - August   Penobscot Expedition, Maine

August 19   Paulus Hook, New Jersey

August 29   Newtown / Elmira, New York

 

February 3   Young's House, New York

March 29 - May 12   Siege of Charleston, South Carolina

April 14   Monck's Corner, South Carolina

May 6   Lenud's Ferry, South Carolina

May 29   Waxhaws, South Carolina

June 7 & 23   Springfield, New Jersey

June 20   Ramseur's Mill, North Carolina

August 1   Rocky Mount, South Carolina

August 6   Hanging Rock, South Carolina

August 16   Camden, South Carolina

August 18   Fishing Creek, South Carolina

October 7   King's Mountain, South Carolina

October 19   Klock's Field, New York

November 20   Blackstock's Plantation, South Carolina

 

January 1   Mutiny of the Pennsylvania Line

January 17   Cowpens, South Carolina

February 25   Haw River, North Carolina

March 6   Wetzell's Mill, North Carolina

March 15   Guilford Courthouse, North Carolina

April 25   Petersburg / Blandford, Virginia

April 25   Hobkirk's Hill, South Carolina

May 8 - 12   Fort Motte, South Carolina

May 22 - June 6   Siege of Augusta, South Carolina

May 22 - June 19   Siege of Ninety-Six, South Carolina

June 26   Spencer's Ordinary, Virginia

July 6   Greenspring Farm, Virginia

September 5   Battle of Virginia Capes

September 6   Fort Griswold, Connecticut

September 8   Eutaw Springs, South Carolina

September 12   Cane Creek / Hillsboro Raid

September 28 - October 19   Siege of Yorktown

October 25   Johnstown, New York

 

December   Battle of Cedar Bridge

 

April   Loyalists and British Evacuate New York

June   American Army Disbanded

September 3   The Treaty of Paris

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