The Battle of Bunker Hill
The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17th,1775 during the Siege of Boston. This battle started when the colonists sent troops to occupy Bunker and Breed Hills in preparation for the British attack. The British mounted 2 assaults on the colonists, and eventually overtook them after they ran out of ammunition. the colonial forces retreated to Cambridge while the British had won the Battle of Bunker Hill, but suffered major casualties, over 800 wounded and 226 dead soldiers. This battle weakened the British and gave the colonists time to regroup and be ready for the oncoming British assault.