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Battle of Bunker Hill

Overview page. Subjects: History — Warfare and Defence.

(17 June 1775)

A battle in the American War of Independence ending in a British victory. Thomas Gage, the British commander besieged in Boston, sent 2400 troops (redcoats) to take...

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Bunker Hill, Battle of (1775)

Donald R. Lennon.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 303 words.

(1775).

The Battle of Bunker Hill, fought on 17 June 1775, helped to dispel the British view

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Bunker Hill, battle of

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 71 words.

1775.

After the encounter at *Lexington in April 1775, General Gage found himself trapped in Boston by the American rebels. The town was dominated by the Charlestown peninsula to...

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Bunker Hill, battle of (1775)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 70 words.

1775.

After the encounter at *Lexington in April 1775, General Gage found himself trapped in Boston by

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Bunker Hill, battle of (1775)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 95 words.

1775.

After the encounter at *Lexington in April 1775, General Gage found himself trapped in Boston by the

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Bunker Hill, battle of (1775)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 96 words.

After the encounter at *Lexington in April 1775, General Gage found himself trapped in Boston by the American

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Poor, Salem (born 1750), Soldier, War Hero

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

Salem Poor was an African American hero at the battle of Bunker Hill. Little is known about Poor's life before

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Salem Poor

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

(b. c. 1740–1750; d. ?), a soldier in the Revolutionary War who was commended for his bravery.

Salem Poor was an African American hero at the battle of Bunker Hill. ...

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Heroes and Paupers

Margot Minardi.

in Making Slavery History

September 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12172 words.

With a focus on early representations of the Boston Massacre and the Battle of Bunker Hill, this chapter argues that the individuals publicly honored as heroes of the Revolutionary War in...

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