apr 10, 1775 - Battle of lexington and concord 1775
Battle of lexington and concord 1775 the British governor of Massachusetts sent several hundred British troops to seize the colonists’ military stores at Concord. The British intentions were soon discovered by the Patriot colonists who decided to prevent the British from carrying out their plan. Local militiamen gathered at Lexington to intercept the British troops. These managed to repulse the outnumbered militiamen in early morning of April 19 and then proceeded towards Concord. There, they clashed with militiamen at the North Bridge. This time, the British were defeated and forced to withdraw to Boston.
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