The Battle of Bunker Hill

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The Battle of Bunker Hill

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

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