Revolutionary War

Revolutionary War

Revolutionary War Timeline

  • December 16, 1773 The Boston Tea Party.
  • April 19, 1775 Gage seizes military supplies at Concord. Battle of Lexington.
  • May 10, 1775 Capture by Colonists of forts and arsenals at Ticonderoga.
  • June 15, 1775 Washington appointed Commander-in-Chief by Congress.
  • June 17, 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill. British occupy Boston
  • July 4, 1776 Declaration of Independence. The Colonies become the United States of America
  • August 27, 1776 Battle of Long Island.  Many Patriot prisoners taken by the British.
  • December 25 to January 3, 1776-77 Crossing of the Delaware and Battles of Trenton and Princeton.  Brilliant American Victories.
  • December 19, 1777 Encampment at Valley Forge for the Winter.
  • February 6, 1778 Treaty of Alliance and Commerce with France.
  • June 19, 1778 Evacuation of Valley Forge Winter Quarters.
  • June 28, 1778 Battle of Monmouth. British retire under cover of night.
  • December 29, 1778 Savannah taken by the British.
  • 1779 Lafayette goes to France to plead for help.
  • September 1779 John Paul Jones captures man-of-war near English coast.
  • August 16, 1780 Gates defeated by Cornwallis near Camden, South Carolina.
  • October 19, 1781 Cornwallis trapped at Yorktown. He surrenders.
  • September 3, 1783 Treaty of Peace of Paris.

DILLMAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR DEAD

  • William Dillman, b ca 1748-50 in VA; died after 1786 in GA. His wife was Mary Farrow – Public Servicefrom SC.
  • John Dillman, b 1751 in MD; died 1830 in GA. His wife was Sarah Eggerton. He was a Pvt from NC.
  • John Dillman, b 20 April 1734 in VA; died 1811 in NC. His wife was Mary Simmons. Colonial and Civil service from NC.
  • John Dillman, b 1736 in VA; died 1787 in VA. His wife was Millicent White. Public Service from VA.
  • A William Dillman received BLW #9264 for 100 acres of land on 7 Oct 1891 for service as a Pvt. in the PA Line. No other information.

 


Revolutionary War
Campaigns
The Hessian
Soldiers
Hessians of the
Revolution
 S.A.R. D.A.R.

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