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British Commanding General at the start of the American Revolution. He was at Bunker Hill and also drove the Continental Army off of Long Island.
General Richard Montgomery
A formerly British General, he then led the colonists. He led a successful attack into Montreal, then his attack on Quebec failed and he was killed.
Also called Joseph Brant, Mohawk leader who sided with the British against the colonists.
Successful American general during the Revolution who fought with Montgomery in Canada.
Battle of Trenton
Washington launched a surprise attack on a group of Hessians the morning after Christmas.
Battle of Princeton
American victory in Revolutionary War that helped boost American morale, they left their campired burning to deceive the British.
British general who captured Fort Ticonderoga from the Americans but lost at the battle of Saratoga
Battle of Brandywine Creek
Howe vs. Washington; Patriots lost, Howe allowed colonists to retreat but Howe was able to take Philadelphia
Battle of Saratoga
American victory over British troops led by John Burgoyne in 1777 that was the greatest win for the American forces in the Revolution to date.
Bernardo de Galvez
governor of Spanish Louisiana, favored the Patriots, secretly supplied goods to Americans-southwestern frontier
Marquis de Lafayette
Wealthy French soldier who joined General Washington's staff and became a general in the Continental Army.
John Paul Jones
American naval commander in the American Revolution said " I have not yet begun to fight."
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