Revolutionary War Timeline

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This article on  Revolutionary War Timeline provides a full history timeline detailing the  facts and information about famous people, important events and key dates of the American Revolutionary War in chronological order. Fast facts about American history via the Revolutionary War Timeline. Important events in a fast date order format via the Revolutionary War Timeline.

The Revolutionary War Timeline provides the sequence of important events, people and battles of the American War of Independence.

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The Revolutionary War Timeline covers the conflicts and battles fought during the American War of Independence. The American Revolutionary War Timeline covers the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain from 1775 to 1783.

Revolutionary War Timeline - Major Battles
The following list of conflicts and battles include some of the most important events during the Revolutionary War.

  • April 19, 1775: Lexington - the first battle of the American Revolutionary War and the Battle of Concord
  • May 10, 1775: Battle of Fort Ticonderoga, American revolutionary troops capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British
  • June 17, 1775: Battle of Bunker Hill - the first important battle of the Revolutionary War, fought at Breed's Hill
  • January 17, 1781: Battle of Cowpens, Daniel Morgan defeated the British
  • June 27-28, 1778: Battle of Monmouth
  • October 7, 1777: Battle of Saratoga
  • October 19, 1781: The Siege of Yorktown - the British under Cornwallis surrendered after a siege of 3 weeks by American and French troops; the surrender ended the American Revolutionary War
 

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Discover interesting  information and facts about the history of the US via the Revolutionary War Timeline. This article provides a Revolutionary War Timeline detailing the history, facts and information about the Revolutionary War with famous people, important events, conflicts, battles and key dates via this comprehensive Revolutionary War Timeline. Important events in history in a fast date order format via the Revolutionary War Timeline containing details of famous events and famous people who feature strongly in the history of America in this comprehensive Revolutionary War Timeline. The Revolutionary War Timeline provides the sequence of major events in American history - the American War of Independence.

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline for the Year of 1775
The Revolutionary War Timeline is divided into separate sections for easy reference. The Revolutionary War Timeline begins with the Provincial Congress in Massachusetts ordering 13,600 American soldiers to be mobilized and begin a year long siege of Boston. The conflicts and Battles that occurred during the 1775 Revolutionary War Timeline include the the first battle of the Revolution War at the Battle of Lexington, Battle of Concord and the Battle of Bunker Hill.

 

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline 1775 - American History Timeline

Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker Hill

Revolutionary War - Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker Hill
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1775


April 19, 1775 Shots are fired at the Battle of Lexington. The Battle of Concord where weapons depot destroyed. "Minute Men" force British troops back to Boston. George Washington takes command of the Continental Army and the Revolutionary War begins on April 19, 1775

Concord Bridge
 

 

April 23, 1775 The Provincial Congress in Massachusetts orders 13,600 American soldiers to be mobilized and volunteers begin a year long Siege of Boston which is held by the British.
 
 

May 10, 1775Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold lead the Capture of Fort Ticonderoga in New York which contains weapons
 
 

May 15, 1775Congress places the colonies in a state of defence 

May 27, 1775The Siege of Boston included the Battle of Chelsea Creek 

June 15, 1775 George Washington appointed general and commander-in-chief of the new Continental Army.
 
 

June 17, 1775Battle of Bunker Hill 

July 5, 1775Olive Branch Petition aimed at reconciliation with Great Britain, which fails 

July 6, 1775 Declaration on the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms stating that Americans are "resolved to die free men rather than live as slaves.
 
 

December 31, 1775 British Victory at the The Battle of Quebec
 
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1775

Revolutionary War Timeline 1775 - American History Timeline

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline for the Year of 1776
The Revolutionary War Timeline is divided into separate sections for easy reference. The conflicts and Battles that occurred during the 1776 Revolutionary War Timeline include the Battle of Long Island, the Battle of White Plains and the Battle of Trenton. The American Navy is defeated on Lake Champlain

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline 1776 - American History Timeline

Battle of Harlem Heights

Revolutionary War - Battle of Harlem Heights
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1776


January, 1776Thomas Paine's Common Sense published providing strong arguments for American independence.
 
 

March 4-17, 1776 American forces capture Dorchester Heights and British evacuate Boston
 
 

May 2, 1776 The American revolution gains support from King Louis XVI of France
 
 

June 7, 1776 Richard Henry Lee presents a formal resolution to the Continental Congress for America to declare its independence from Britain.
 
 

July 4, 1776Thomas Jefferson presents the United States Declaration of Independence
 
 

July 12, 1776 A huge British force under the command of General William Howe arrives in New York harbor to crush the American rebellion.
 
 

August 2, 1776 Members of Congress sign the United States Declaration of Independence
 
 

August 27-29, 1776 Battle of Long Island - British victory
 
 

September 16, 1776 Battle of Harlem Heights where George Washington's army repulses British attack
 
 

September 26, 1776Congress appoint Thomas Jefferson, Franklin and Silas Deane to negotiate European treaties. Franklin and Deane go to France seeking financial and military aid
 
 

October 11, 1776 American Navy defeated on Lake Champlain
 
 

October 28, 1776 Battle of White Plains force General Washington to retreat to the west pursued by Cornwallis
 
 

November 16, 1776The Battle of Fort Washington sees another British Victory
 
 

December 26, 1776 George Washington crosses the Delaware River and captures German mercenaries (Hessians) at The Battle of Trenton in Trenton, New Jersey
 
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1776

Revolutionary War Timeline 1776 - American History Timeline

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline for the Year of 1777
The Revolutionary War Timeline is divided into separate sections for easy reference. The conflicts and Battles that occurred during the 1777 Revolutionary War Timeline include the Battle of Princeton, Battle of Bennington, Battle of Brandywine and the Battles of Saratoga.
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline 1777 - American History Timeline

Battle of Saratoga - The Surrender of Burgoyne

Revolutionary War - Battle of Saratoga - The Surrender of Burgoyne
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1777


January 3, 1777 American Revolutionary victory at The Battle of Princeton
 
 

April 27, 1777 American troops under Benedict Arnold defeat the British at Ridgefield, Connecticut
 
 

June 2, 1777 The second Quartering Act
 
 

July, 1777A British force led by John Burgoyne takes Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain in a devastating loss to the Americans
 
 

July 27, 1777 Marquis de Lafayette arrives in Philadelphia and is appointed as a major general in the Continental Army
 
 

August 6, 1777British victory at The Battle of Oriskany
 
 

August 16, 1777American victory at The Battle of Bennington
 
 

September 11, 1777 General Washington and American forces defeated at The Battle of Brandywine
 
 

October 4, 1777 British victory at The Battle of Germantown
 
 

October 7, 1777 American Revolutionary victory at The Battles of Saratoga
 
 

October 17, 1777 Americans capture Burgoyne and his army at Saratoga.
 
 

November 15, 1777 Articles of Confederation - Congress is made sole authority of the new national government.
 
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1777

Revolutionary War Timeline 1777 - American History Timeline

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline for the Year of 1778
The Revolutionary War Timeline is divided into separate sections for easy reference. The conflicts and Battles that occurred during the 1778 Revolutionary War Timeline include the Battle of Monmouth and the British forces capture Savannah and Augusta at the Siege of Savannah.

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline 1778 - American History Timeline

Battle of Monmouth

Revolutionary War - George Washington at the Battle of Monmouth
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1778


February 6, 1778 France signs a treaty of alliance with the United States and the American Revolution soon becomes a world war.
 
 

March 16, 1778 A Peace Commission rejected by Congress.
 
 

May 8, 1778 British General Henry Clinton replaces General Howe as commander of all British forces in the American colonies.
 
 

May 30, 1778 Iroquois Indians burn Cobleskill, New York.
 
 

June 27-28, 1778 The Battle of Monmouth occurs in New Jersey as Washington's troops and General Clinton's troops fight to a standoff.
 
 

July 3, 1778 British Loyalists and Indians massacre American settlers in the Wyoming Valley
 
 

July 8, 1778 General Washington sets up headquarters at West Point
 
 

July 10, 1778 France declares war against Britain.
 
 

September 14, 1778 Benjamin Franklin appointed American representative in France.
 
 

November 11, 1778 Loyalists and Indians massacre American settlers at Cherry Valley, New York
 
 

December 29, 1778 British capture Savannah and Augusta - refer to The Siege of Savannah
 
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1778

Revolutionary War Timeline 1778 - American History Timeline

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783
  

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Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline for the Year of 1779
The Revolutionary War Timeline is divided into separate sections for easy reference. The conflicts and Battles that occurred during the 1779 Revolutionary War Timeline include The Siege of Savannah.

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline 1779 - American History Timeline

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1779


April 1-30, 1779In retaliation for Indian raids on colonial settlements, American troops from North Carolina and Virginia attack Chickamauga Indian villages in Tennessee.
 
 

June 16, 1779 Spain declares war on England but no alliance with America
 
 

August 14, 1779 A peace plan is approved by Congress stipulating independence and British evacuation of America
 
 

August 29, 1779 American Revolutionary victory at the Battle of Newtown in Elmira, New York
 
 

September 3 - October 28, 1779
 
American defeat at Savannah - The Siege of Savannah
 
 

September 27, 1779 John Adams is appointed to negotiate peace with England.
 
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1779

Revolutionary War Timeline 1779 - American History Timeline

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline for the Year of 1780
The Revolutionary War Timeline is divided into separate sections for easy reference. The conflicts and Battles that occurred during the 1780 Revolutionary War Timeline include the The Battle of Camden and the Siege of Charleston.

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline 1780 - American History Timeline

Battle of Springfield

Revolutionary War - Battle of Springfield
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1780


March 29, 1780 British attack Charleston, South Carolina - The Siege of Charleston
 
 

May 6, 1780 British capture Fort Moultrie at Charleston - The Siege of Charleston
 
 

May 12, 1780 Charleston falls to the British
 
 

June 11, 1780A new Massachusetts constitution is endorsed - "all men are born free and equal," which includes black slaves
 
 

June 23, 1780 Battle of Springfield American Revolutionary victory
 
 

August 3, 1780 Benedict Arnold appointed commander of West Point
 
 

August 16, 1780 British victory in South Carolina - The Battle of Camden
 
 

October 7, 1780 American Victory at The Battle of King's Mountain
 
 

September 23, 1780 Plans discovered indicating Benedict Arnold intends to turn traitor and surrender West Point. Benedict Arnold joins the British
 
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1780

Revolutionary War Timeline 1780 - American History Timeline

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline for the Year of 1781
The Revolutionary War Timeline is divided into separate sections for easy reference. The conflicts and Battles that occurred during the 1781 Revolutionary War Timeline include the Battle of Cowpens, Battle of Guilford Courthouse and the Battle of Yorktown.

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline 1781 - American History Timeline

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown

Revolutionary War - Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1781


January, 1781 Series of mutinies by American troops quashed
 
 

January 17, 1781 American Revolutionary victory at The Battle of Cowpens
 
 

March 15, 1781 Battle of Guilford Courthouse British victory
 
 

June 10, 1781 American troops in Virginia led by Marquis de Lafayette, General Anthony Wayne and Baron von Steuben oppose British forces under Benedict Arnold and General Cornwallis
 
 

July 20, 1781 Rebellion by slaves in Williamsburg, Virginia
 
 

July 20, 1781 British victory at the The Battle of Eutaw Springs
 
 

September 5-8, 1781 Victory for French fleet of de Grasse. Cornwallis cut off from any retreat by sea
 
 

September 6, 1781 Benedict Arnold leads troops who burn the port of New London, Connecticut
 
 

September 14-24, 1781De Grasse sends ships up the Chesapeake Bay to transport the American armies to Yorktown
 
 

September 28, 1781 Siege of Yorktown begins - The Battle of Yorktown
 
 

October 17, 1781 American Revolutionary victory at Yorktown terms discussed for the British surrender
 
 

October 19, 1781 The British army surrenders at Yorktown - a devastating effect on the British
 
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1781

Revolutionary War Timeline 1781 - American History Timeline

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline for the Year of 1782
The Revolutionary War Timeline is divided into separate sections for easy reference. The conflicts and Battles that occurred during the 1782 Revolutionary War Timeline include the Battle at Combahee River.

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline 1782 - American History Timeline

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1782


February 27, 1782 English Parliament votes against further war in America
 
 

March 5, 1782 The British Parliament empowers King George to negotiate peace with the United States
 
 

March 20, 1782 British Prime Minister Lord Rockingham starts negotiations with the American peace commissioners
 
 

April 4, 1782 Sir Guy Carleton replaces General Clinton as the new commander of British forces in America
 
 

April 12, 1782 April 12 Paris Peace talks begin
 
 

August, 1782 August Raids by Loyalist and Indian forces on American settlers in Kentucky and Pennsylvania
 
 

August 27, 1782 Battle at Combahee River marks the last fighting between British and American forces
 
 

November 10, 1782The final battle of the Revolutionary War when Americans retaliate by attacking a Shawnee village in Ohio
 
 

November 30, 1782 Preliminary peace treaty signed in Paris recognising American independence and the British withdrawal from America
 
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1782

Revolutionary War Timeline 1782 - American History Timeline

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline for the Year of 1783
The Revolutionary War Timeline is divided into separate sections for easy reference. This section of the Revolutionary War Timeline marks the end of the war on April 11, 1783.

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

Revolutionary War Timeline 1783 - American History Timeline

George Washington

Revolutionary War - George Washington
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1783


February 4, 1783 England officially declares an end to hostilities in America
 
 

February, 1783 Spain, Sweden, Denmark and Russia. recognize the United States of America
 
 

April 11, 1783 Congress Official declaration of the end to the Revolutionary War
 
 

July 8, 1783 Supreme Court of Massachusetts abolishes slavery in the state
 
 

September 3, 1783 The Peace Treaty of Paris 1783 is signed by the United States and Great Britain
 
 

November 2, 1783 George Washington delivers farewell address
 
 

December 23, 1783 Washington resigns his commission as commander-in-chief to the Congress of the Confederation.
 
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1784


January 14, 1784 The Treaty of Paris is ratified by Congress and the American Revolutionary War officially ends.
 
 

Revolutionary War Timeline - Year of 1783 / 1784

Revolutionary War Timeline 1783 - American History Timeline

Revolutionary War Timeline - History Timeline - 1775 to 1783

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