• The North Bridge, Concord MA.

    Minute Man

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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minute men behind a stone wall

The first battle of the American Revolution began at dawn, April 19, 1775, with a one-sided British victory in Lexington. 8 militiamen were killed and 10 wounded. It ended that evening with the British Regulars fighting for their lives on the road to Boston against nearly 4,000 Colonial militiamen. More...