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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

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 325 words.

The battle of Bunker Hill, fought on 17 June 1775, helped to dispel the British view that rebellious American

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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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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

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

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 71 words.

(June 17, 1775) the first major battle of the Revolutionary War, and a defeat of militiamen who

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Battle of Bunkers-Hill

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Blank-verse tragedy by H. H. Brackenridge, written in 1776 for production at Somerset Academy, Maryland, of which he was a master. It consists of two conversations, one between...

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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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Battle of Bunkers-Hill, The

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 45 words.

blank-verse tragedy by H. H. Brackenridge, written in 1776 for production at Somerset Academy, Maryland, of which he was

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Bunker Hill, Battle of (1775)

Harold E. Selesky.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 321 words.

(1775).

Two months after the Revolutionary War began, on the night of 16–17 June 1775, about

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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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Bunker Hill, Battle of (1775)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 50 words.

Battle in the American Revolution fought on Boston's Charlestown peninsula. The first large-scale battle of the war, it was actually

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Bunker Hill, Battle of (17 June 1775)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 59 words.

(17 June 1775)

A battle in the American War of Independence ending in a British victory. Thomas Gage

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Bunker Hill, Battle of (17 June 1775)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 63 words.

A battle in the American War of *Independence ending in a British victory. Thomas *Gage, the British commander besieged in Boston, sent ...

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Brackenridge, Hugh Henry (1748–1816)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 34 words.

The Battle of Bunkers-Hill (1776) Drama The Death of General Montgomery (1777) Drama Six Political Discourses

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Brackenridge, Hugh Henry (1748–1816)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 41 words.

The Battle of Bunkers-Hill (1776) Drama

The Death of General Montgomery (1777) Drama

Six Political Discourses...

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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

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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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Poor, Salem

Lois Kerschen.

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

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 677 words.

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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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

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