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1777

Jan 3: Battle of Princeton

    Patriots: Thomas Wm Gaines 

January 6: Washington's Army sets up Winter Quarters at Morristown, New Jersey

Mar

    Patriot: Isaac North

 

May 17: Battle of Thomas Creek

Jul 5-6: Second Battle of Ticonderoga (or Battle of Valcour Island)

 

Augt 6: Battle of Oriskany

   Patriots: William Dunlap

 

Aug 16: Battle of Bennington

Sep 11: Brandywine

     Patriots: John Kelso,  Burnwell Burchett

 

Sep 19: Battle of Freeman's Farm (First Battle of Saratoga)

 

Sepr 26: General Howe Marches 9,000 troops into Philadelphia

 

Oct 4: Battle of Germantown

    Patriots: John Kelso

 

Oct 6: Battle of Fort Clinton and Fort Montgomery

     Patriots: William Keyser

 

Oct 7: Battle of Bemis Heights (Second Battle of Saratoga)

 

Oct 17: General Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga, bringing France fully into the war

    Patriots: Lemuel Bolles;   Francis Blanchard

 

Nov. 16 - British capture Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania

Dec. 5-7 - Americans repulse British at Whitemarsh, Pennsylvania

 

Dec. 19 - Washington's army retires to winter quarters at Valley Forge

    Patriots: Burnwell Burchett,  William Keyser,   John Kelso