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Battles of Lexington and Concord

Background

The Battles of Lexington and Concord in Massachusetts were the first battle between American Minutemen and the British army. It was an American victory that forced a British widthdrawal from the countryside back to Boston. The first shot of the battle became known in American history as "the shot heard round the world."

Boston Campaign Battles

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