Battle of Lexington and Concord

Battle of Lexington and Concord


The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the initial conflict sin the American Revolutionary War. On April 19, 1775, a force of British Army regulars marched from Boston to Concord to capture a cache of arms that was reportedly stored in the town. Forewarned of the British troop movements by Paul Revere and others, colonists from Concord and surrounding towns repulsed a British detachment at the Old North Bridge in Concord and forced the British troops to retreat. On the day of my visit, their were some British reenactors in Concord and they allowed me to take some photo.

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British left Boston secretly

  • Boston, Massachusetts

On the night of April 18, 1775, 700 British troop left Boston secretly. Their mission is to destroy the to capture and destroy military supplies that were reportedly stored by the Massachusetts Militia at Concord.

But their plans were discovered, and many, including Paul Revere and several others quickly left town in horses to warn the Militia.

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