Commands & Colors: Tricorne

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Stono Ferry
The Battle of Stono Ferry was an American Revolutionary War battle, fought on June 20, 1779, near Charleston, South Carolina. The rear guard from a British expedition retreating from an aborted attempt to take Charleston held off an...

White Plains
The Battle of White Plains was a battle in the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War fought on October 28, 1776, near White Plains, New York. Following the retreat of George Washington's...

Eutaw Springs
With knowledge of the British whereabouts, it was late August when Greene marched his army towards Stewart’s British camp at Eutaw Springs. Stewart, unaware of Greene’s approach, by chance was alerted when a British foraging party ran into the…

Hobkirk's Hill
Lacking sufficient men to attack the British in Camden, Greene retired north and occupied a strong position on Hobkirk’s Hill. Greene hoped that he could draw Rawdon out of Camden and defeat him in an open battle. Rawdon, concerned that …

Guilford Courthouse
On March 14, 1781, while encamped at Deep River, Cornwallis was informed that Greene was encamped at Guilford Court House. Cornwallis decided to give battle, although he had only 1,900 men at his disposal. Cornwallis found the Continental positions…

Major General Nathanael Greene, commander of the Continental Army in South Carolina, divided his forces sending Brigadier General Daniel Morgan to attack the British back country fort, Ninety-Six. Cornwallis dispatched Banastre Tarleton to catch the…

Camden in 1780 had become an important base of operations for the British. In late July a Continental Army under Major General Horatio Gates marched from the North and was threatening the British supplies in Camden. On 14th August, Cornwallis …

General Lee’s failed attempt against the British rear guard, gave Cornwallis, he believed, the opportunity to defeat Washington’s army and ordered his command to press the attack in the stifling summer heat. As the Continentals fell back, Washington…

Long Island (British Flank March)
After the British landing on Long Island, Clinton was ordered to take an elite force and make a night march around the Continental left flank. While Clinton made the night march, Grant attacked the Continentals at Gowanus road, while Heister …

Long Island (Grant's Attack)
On August 22, Washington received word that the British had landed on Long Island. His troops were deployed on the high ground in front of Brooklyn Heights, hoping to inflict heavy casualties on the British before his troops fell back …

Bemis Heights (British Redoubts)
After Fraser was mortally wounded, the British retreated back to their camp. Arnold hearing of the Continental success rode out to join in the pursuit. The British had set up two redoubts near their camp, one was defended by Heinrich …

Freeman's Farm (Saratoga)
The British campaign plan was to send General John Burgoyne from Canada, down the Hudson River and General Henry Clinton, up the Hudson River to capture Albany, which would spell the end of the American Resistance in the Hudson River …

Bunker Hill
In the early stages of the American Revolutionary War, General Gage, the British commander in chief in Boston, planned to seize the Charlestown peninsula, but before he could act, on the night of 16th June 1775, Continental troops occupied Breed’s …

Bemis Heights (Saratoga)
After the battle of Freeman’s farm, Burgoyne, running low on men and food, was still in a very difficult position, but decided to wait in the hope that Clinton would arrive to join his army. While in the Continental camp …
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