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  • The Battle Of Bunker Hill
    • The Battle of Bunker Hill took place June 17 ,1775 on the Charlestown peninsula. This was the first official battle of the Revolutionary War.
  • Rebel Israel Putnam
    • Rebel Israel Putnam barked the famous command to his men “do not shoot until you see the whites of their eyes”
    • Putnam was born on January 7,1718 and died on May 29,1790.
  • Interesting Facts
    • The British didn't want to fight the Colonist, they wanted them to retreat.
    • By the end of the battle, the Colonist had ran out of ammo and fired glass, and rocks at the British.
  • General William Howe
    • Howe was born on August 10, 1729 and died on July 12 1814
    • He was in British army from 1746-1803
  • THE DATES
    • The battle started on June 16,1775
    • The battle ended on June 17,1775
  • Casualties
    • Colonies
    • 155 killed
    • 305 wounded
    • 30 captured
  • Casualties
    • British
    • 226 killed
    • 828 wounded
    • 0 captured
  • The end By: Georgia, Natalie, and Jay