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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's Hill

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of London Place-Names

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 29 words.

(near East Finchley)

Barnet. Named thus c.1840, commemorating the famous American battle of Bunker Hill Massachusetts, fought 17

Putnam (USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 40 words.

Connecticut: named after Israel Putnam (1718–90), a major general who distinguished himself at the Battle of Bunker Hill

Putnam (USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 40 words.

Connecticut: named after Israel Putnam (1718–90), a major general who distinguished himself at the Battle of Bunker Hill

Putnam (USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 44 words.

Connecticut: named after Israel Putnam (1718–90), a major general who distinguished himself at the Battle of Bunker Hill (...