Battles

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Battle Location Sort descending End Date
Battle of Groton Heights Connecticut 06-Sep-1781
Battle of Savannah Georgia 29-Dec-1778
Siege of Savannah Georgia 20-Oct-1779
Battle of Bunker Hill Massachusetts 17-Jun-1775
Battle of Lexington and Concord Massachusetts 19-Apr-1775
Fortification of Dorchester Heights Massachusetts 04-Mar-1776
Battle of Monmouth New Jersey 28-Jun-1778
Battle of Trenton New Jersey 26-Dec-1776
Battle of Red Bank (Fort Mercer) New Jersey 22-Oct-1777
Battle of Princeton New Jersey 03-Jan-1777
Battle of Stony Point New York 15-Jul-1779
Battles of Saratoga New York 07-Oct-1777
Battle of Fort Montgomery and Fort Clinton New York 06-Oct-1777
Siege of Fort Ticonderoga New York 06-Jul-1777
Battle of White Plains New York 28-Oct-1776
Battle of Bennington New York 16-Aug-1777
Battle of Oriskany New York 06-Aug-1777
Battle of Fort Ticonderoga New York 10-May-1775
Battle of Long Island New York 27-Aug-1776
Battle of Harlem Heights New York 16-Sep-1776
Battle of Valcour Island New York 11-Oct-1776
Battle of Fort Washington New York 16-Nov-1776
Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge North Carolina 27-Oct-1776
Battle of Guilford Courthouse North Carolina 15-Mar-1781
Battle of Germantown Pennsylvania 04-Oct-1777
Battle of Brandywine Pennsylvania 11-Sep-1777
Siege of Mud Island Fort (Fort Mifflin) Pennsylvania 15-Nov-1777
Battle of Quebec Quebec, Canada 31-Dec-1775
Battle of Rhode Island Rhode Island 29-Aug-1788
Siege of Charleston South Carolina 12-May-1780
Battle of Kings Mountain South Carolina 07-Oct-1780
Battle of Waxhaws South Carolina 29-May-1780
Battle of Eutaw Springs South Carolina 08-Sep-1781
Battle of Cowpens South Carolina 07-Nov-1781
Battle of Camden South Carolina 16-Aug-1780
Siege of Yorktown Virginia 19-Oct-1781
Battle of Chesapeake Capes Virginia — Chesapeake Bay 05-Sep-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)