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Battle of Lexinton and Concord

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Austin Mora

on 25 October 2012

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Transcript of Battle of Lexinton and Concord

By Austin Mora and Jon Passifone The Lexington 240 redcoats fought about 70 minutemen The battles began the growing of more tension between the new americans and Britain Continental army surrounds Boston The Battles of Lexington and Concord The battle of Concord The warning System The sen after the battle Started by Paul Revere Used lanterns to warn of the Redcoats One lantern meant they were coming by land and two meant they were coming by sea 700 redcoats were sent to capture arms and destroy ammo storage The minutemen expected attack and moved most of the supplies to other locations They were defeated the first time Both side waited for one an other to fire The first "shot herd around the world" War Begins Sam Adams increased tension by propaganda and rumor spreading Army is starting to form Stared to recurt more people and and army started to from Battle casualties
73 killed
174 wounded
26 missing Americans
49 killed
5 missing
39 wounded Battles the were followed by Lexington and Concord The battel of Bunker hill
The battle of Ticonderoga
The battle of Trenton and so on Hundreds of solders lie dead on the roads and bridges By the rude bridge that arched the flood,
Their flag to April's breeze unfurled,
Here once the embattled farmers stood,
And fired the shot heard round the world.

The foe long since in silence slept;
Alike the conqueror silent sleeps;
And Time the ruined bridge has swept
Down the dark stream which seaward creeps.

On this green bank, by this soft stream,
We set to-day a votive stone;
That memory may their deed redeem,
When, like our sires, our sons are gone.

Spirit, that made those heroes dare
To die, and leave their children free,
Bid Time and Nature gently spare
The shaft we raise to them and thee
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