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Scenario#: 5     Date: 31 Dec 1775     Location: Quebec , Canada

During the attack on Quebec Benedidt Arnold led half of the Americans to attack the north end of the lower town while Montgomery led the other half against the south lower town. Arnold's advance would be a street to street fight within the confines…

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Scenario#: 47     Date: 14 Sept 1780     Location: Augusta, Georgia

Sometime in early September, Col. Elijah Clark and Lieut. Col. James McCall assembled a corps of Backwoodsman, some 400 to 700 depending on the account, in upper Georgia. With these he marched to attack the British post at Augusta on 12 Septemer.…

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Scenario#: 37     Date: 13 March 1758     Location: Fort Edward, New York

Rogers Rangers had been a thorn in the sides of the French and Indians throughout the campaigns along Lake George and Lake Champlain. They had their revenge on the rangers when they caught them with superior forces during an ambush launched by the…

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Scenario#: 18     Date: 7 Oct 1777     Location: Bemis Heights, New York

On October 7th British General Burgoyne moved against the Americans in a determined effort to break through to Albany. Because of the thick forest however Burgoyne still had no solid information on the American positions. The Americans were well…

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Scenario#: 4     Date: 7 October 1777     Location: Saratoga, New York

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 von Breymann,…

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Scenario#: 1     Date: 7 October 1777     Location: Saratoga, New York

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 resentment between Horatio…

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Scenario#: 13     Date: 16 Aug 1777     Location: Walloomsac, New York

In Walloomsac, New York, a rebel force of 2,000 men, led by General John Stark, decisively defeated a detachment of General John Burgoyne's army led by Lieutenant Colonel Friedrich Baum. Baum’s force left Burgoyne’s camp on August 9. The force…

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Scenario#: 15     Date: 11 Sept 1777     Location: Chadds Ford Township, Pennsylvania

Washington was unsure of Howe's intentions until news came of the maneuver up the Chesapeake Bay. Washington marched his army south of Philadelphia and took up a strong defensive position behind Brandywine Creek. Washington covered the main crossing…

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Scenario#: 44     Date: 31 July 1763     Location: Fort Detroit, Michigan

Chief Pontiac besieged Detroit during the summer of 1763. A British relief force led by Captain Dalzell reached the fort and decided to immediately attack Pontiac’s village. The relief force marched out of Fort Detroit near midnight on 31 July with…

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Scenario#: 14     Date: 11 Sept 1777     Location: Chadds Ford Township, Pennsylvania

General Howe began the battle not with muskets but with legs as he took the bulk of his force on a march around the American army defending along Brandywine Creek. While he was doing this General Knyphausen was pinning Washington’s attention at…

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Scenario#: 103     Date: 11 September 1777     Location: Chadds Ford Township, Pennsylvania

Around 2:30 on the 11th, Howe’s plan was carried out. Cornwallis was in position and shook his column out into line near Osborne’s hill, resting his troops for an hour, and then advanced toward the Birmingham Meeting House. Washington, now very aware…

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Scenario#: 105     Date: 11 September 1777     Location: Chadds Ford Township, Pennsylvania

Sterling, Stephan and Sullivan divisions, on Washington’s right, could not hold against the steady attack of Cornwallis’ men. When ordered, Greene quickly moved and deployed his troops into line.,which allowed the shaken troops to pass through their…

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Scenario#: 104     Date: 11 September 1777     Location: Chadds Ford Township, Pennsylvania

At Chadds Ford, after Greene’s division was ordered to support the right, Knyphausen heard the sound of gunfire from the north and attacked. Once across the Brandywine, the Continental gun position was quickly overrun. Outnumbered, Wayne and…

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Scenario#: 102     Date: 11 September 1777     Location: Chadds Ford Township, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, the capital of the newly formed nation, was the chief objective of British General Howe in 1777. The British, after landing at Elk(ton) Maryland from the Chesapeake, marched toward the city on the Baltimore to Philadelphia road.…

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Scenario#: 2     Date: 17 June 1775     Location: Charleston, Massachusetts

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…

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Scenario#: 2     Date: 17 June 1775     Location: Charleston, Massachusetts

The hills around Boston presented a threat to the formidable British garrison located in the city. The redcoats were quite surprised when they noticed the Americans putting final details on fortifications located on Breed’s Hill. The response of…

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Scenario#: 45     Date: 5 Aug 1763     Location: Harrison City, Pennsylvania

The various Indian tribes of the frontier had united under the leadership of Pontiac in a major effort to annihilate the British outposts. By summer of 1763, they had captured or reduced to ruins all the British forts in the west except Forts…

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Scenario#: 8     Date: 16 August 1780     Location: Camden, South Carolina

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 joined…

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Scenario#: 25     Date: 16 Aug 1780     Location: Camden, South Carolina

General Gates took command of the Southern Department on July 25, 1780, and immediately marched its main army 120 miles towards the British supply base at Camden. Gate’s army was poorly equipped and fed. In an exhausted state, it consisted of about…

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Scenario#: 9     Date: 17 January 1781     Location: Cowpens, South Carolina

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…

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Scenario#: 28     Date: 17 Jan 1781     Location: Cowpens, South Carolina

Colonel Banastre Tarleton led a highly mobile and veteran force. In all, his fighting force amounted to about 1,100 men. Morgan’s American forces amounted to about 1,000 men of which many were recent recruits. However, he also had reliable Maryland…

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Scenario#: 12     Date: 8 Sept 1781     Location: Ninety Six, South Carolina

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…

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Scenario#: 33     Date: 8 Sept 1781     Location: Eutawville, South Carolina

On September 8, 1781 General Greene with around 2,200 men advanced upon a British camp at Eutaw Springs, South Carolina. The “Swamp Fox," General Francis Marion, who knew the area well de vised the plan of attack. The British commander at the camp…

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Scenario#: 16     Date: 19 Sept 1777     Location: Saratoga, New York

In September of 1777 British Lt. General John Burgoyne began his expedition. His path took him south from Canada toward Albany, NY. He encountered little resistance in the early stages, and easily overtook positions as he marched. The resistance…

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Scenario#: 3     Date: 19 September 1777     Location: Saratoga, New York

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 valley.…

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