American troops won the Battle of Fort Ticonderoga in 1775 against the British. It was America's first victory in the Revolutionary War. More »

Confederate forces under General P.G.T. Beauregard won the Battle of Fort Sumter, the first armed conflict between the Union and the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War. Although South Carolina seceded from the Union i... More »

After the British defeated Washington at the Battle of White Plains, Major General William Howe wanted to secure the last strong garrison the Americans had on Manhattan. A colonial deserter gave the British command drawi... More » History Modern History US History

A combined force of troops from the American Continental Army and the French Army, the former led by General George Washington and the latter by the Comte de Rochambeau, won the Battle of Yorktown against British Army tr... More »

The Battle of Trenton on December 26, 1776, was a daring and successful attempt by General George Washington to bolster the morale of his troops by defeating a garrison of Hessian mercenaries at Trenton, New Jersey. Acco... More »

Maps of the Battle of Little Bighorn typically look like many historical battlefield maps, in this case depicting the movements of General Custer's troops into the Medicine Tail Coulee against an enormous encampment of L... More » History Modern History US History

The Americans won the Battle of Yorktown because the British were low on reinforcements and got the assistance of the French. The Battle of Yorktown was an important and historic battle because it was the last battle of ... More »