Commemorating Moments in History

The purpose of the pages in this section of our site is to capture some of the important moments of the American Revolution. To view each of these items you can either click the links below or use the menu, Resources, Commemorating Moments in History, and select the story you’re interested in reviewing.

1778 – French Alliance with the United States

1777 – January 2 – The Americans win the Battle of Assunpink Creek

1776 – February 27 – The Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge 
(Outside Link to the Revolutionary War and Beyond website)

1775 – April 19 – Battle Begins on Lexington Common

1777 – July 3 – ​Washington Takes Command of Continental Army