Battle of Bunker Hill

June 17, 1775 Charlestown Massachusetts

Information about the battle

The battle took place during the American Revolutionary War. The colonial forces occupied an area outside of Boston Massachusetts, called Bunker Hill. When the British found out about that the Americans were taking over this area they mounted an attack.

The Results of the Battle

The British Win

The British won this battle, but they suffered many losses. Over 800 soldiers were wounded and 226 were killed. Even though the Americans lost they did not lose as many soldiers and they proved that they could fight. The British were hurt and this gave the Americans an edge for the next bigger battle.