Battle Maps

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Map Battle End Date Sort descending

Battle of Lexington / Concord

19-Apr-1775

Battle of Bunker Hill

17-Jun-1775

Battle of Quebec

31-Dec-1775

Fortification of Dorchester Heights

04-Mar-1776

Battle of Long Island

27-Aug-1776

Battle of Harlem Heights

16-Sep-1776

Battle of Valcour Island

11-Oct-1776

Battle of Trenton

26-Dec-1776

Battle of Princeton

03-Jan-1777

Siege of Fort Ticonderoga

06-Jul-1777

Battle of Brandywine

11-Sep-1777

Battle of Germantown

04-Oct-1777

Battle of Fort Montgomery and Fort Clinton

06-Oct-1777

Battles of Saratoga

07-Oct-1777

Battle of Monmouth

28-Jun-1778

Battle of Stony Point

15-Jul-1779

Siege of Charleston

12-May-1780

Battle of Camden

16-Aug-1780

Battle of Cowpens

17-Jan-1781

Battle of Guilford Courthouse

15-Mar-1781

Battle of Chesapeake Capes

05-Sep-1781

Battle of Eutaw Springs

08-Sep-1781

Siege of Yorktown

19-Oct-1781

The Continental soldier often had to provide his own eating utensils, but on occasion they came as standard issue. Maryland troops, for example, were provided a wooden trencher (plate), and bowl, as well as wooden and pewter spoons. Each man would have his knife, of course; and for quaffing his rum, cider, beer, or whiskey, a horn cup, which was extremely light compared with pewter or ceramic. Officers, as might be expected, had more refined utensils. George Washington’s mess kit, for example, was a very elaborate affair housed in a handsome fourteen-compartment wood chest lined with green wool.

Michael Stephenson
Patriot Battles: How the War of Independence Was Fought (2007)