The Battle of Bunker Hill

June 17,1775

Important Facts

  • The British had 226 men killed and 800 wounded.
  • The Americans had 115 men killed and 305 wounded.
  • The British lead 3 attacks on the Americans.
  • The British won because the Americans ran out of ammunition.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill started during the siege of Boston.

Why was this battle so important?

This battle was so important because the British had to pay for the win at Bunker Hill. The British had a lot of men who died during the battle. Colonists gained a lot of confidence knowing that they could take on such a big country like Britain. The British lost confidence because they lost a lot of men to a small country like America.
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