Colonel Benjamin Cleveland Chapter

Cleveland, TN



 


1901 Revolutionary War Calendar

TNSSAR - Revolution, Day-by-Day  

       In 1901 the Sons of the American Revolution presented a National Register of members of the society because most states did not have a Register. Within this Register it published Principal Events of the American Revolution. This is that original listing, as published 31 Dec 1901, with 67 additional events (marked #) which were compiled by Compatriot Jim Shadwick, Orange County Chapter, CASSAR and Compatriot Ray Clapsasdle, Memphis Chapter, TNSSAR
 
       


Month Jan ; Feb ; Mar ; Apr ; May ; June ; July ; Aug ; Sept ; Oct ; Nov ; Dec
1 Jan 1776 - The American flag of 13 stripes and crosses of St. George
       and St. Andrew, on a blue field  unfurled over Washington's Army at
       Cambridge.
1 Jan 1776 - British bombard and burn Norfolk, VA.
1 Jan 1776 - Free Negroes first inlisted in the army
2 Jan 1776 - Second engagement at Trenton, NJ.
2 Jan 1778 - Georgia ratifies the Constitution.
2 Jan 1777 - Engagement at Assumpsick Bridge, NJ #
3 Jan 1777 - Battle of Princeton.
4 Jan 1778 - Battle of the Kegs in Delaware River.
5 Jan 1778 - Arnold burns Richmond, VA.
6 Jan to 9 Jan 1779 - Engagement at Sunbury,GA #
8 Jan 1776 - Battle of Charleston, MA.
8 Jan 1781 - Engagement at Charles City Court House, VA.
9 Jan 1779 - Engagement at Fort Morris, GA #
9 Jan 1788 - Connecticut ratifies the Constitution.
10 Jan 1788 - Engagement  at Fogland Ferry, RI.
14 Jan 1784 - Congress ratifies treaty of peace.
       {[sic]Our 1901 SAR brothers omitted the brilliant victory of
       Daniel Morgan's army over Banastre Tarleton' British 
       regulars at Cowpens, SC on January l7, l781}
17 Jan 1777 - Battle at Kingbridge, NY.
17 Jan 1781 - Battle at Cowpens, SC #
18 Jan 1780 - Engagement at East Chester, NY.
20 Jan 1777 - Battle of Somerset Court House, NJ.
22 Jan 1777 - Engagement at  Millstone, NJ.
22 Jan 1781 - Second engagement at Morrisania, NY.
24 Jan  1781 - Engagement at Georgetown, SC #
25 Jan 1777 - Engagement at West Farms, NJ #
25 Jan 1780 - Engagement at Elizabethtown, NJ.
25 Jan 1780 - Engagement at Newark, NJ
29 Jan 1777 - Engagement at Augusta, GA.
 
1 Feb 1781 - Engagement at Cowan's Ford, NJ.
1 Feb 1781 - Engagement at Torrence's Travern, NC.
1 Feb 1781 - Engagement at Wilmington, NC.
2/4, Feb 1777 - Battle at Fort Mc Intosh, GA.
3 Feb 1779 - Engagement at Beaufort, SC.
3 Feb 1779 - Engagement at Port Royal Island, SC.
3 Feb 1780 - Engagement at Young's House, Four Corners, NY.
4 Feb 1776 - Clinton dropped anchor in New York Bay.
6 Feb 1778 - Franklin secures a treaty of  alliance with France.
6 Feb 1788 - Massachusetts ratifies the Constitution
6 Feb 1781 - Engagement at Shallow Ford, NC. #
9 Feb 1775 - Both Houses of Parliament present an address to the King,
      declaring the existence of a rebellion in Massachusetts.
10 Feb 1779 - Engagement at Car's Fort, GA.
12 Feb 1778 - Engagement at Bruce Cross Roads, NC.
14 Feb 1779 - Engagement at Dorchester Neck, MA
14 Feb 1779 - Engagement at Cherokee Ford, SC.
14 Feb 1779 - Battle of Kettle Creek, GA #
14 Feb 1782 - Engagement at Wanbaw Creek, SC #
20 Feb 1781 - Robert Morris becomes Superintendent of Finance.
23 Feb 1779 - Engagement at Vincennes, IN.
24 Feb 1779 - Clark captures Vincennes, IN.
25 Feb 1781 - Pyles' Defeat, NC. #
25 Feb 1781 - Engagement at Haw River, NC.
26 Feb 1779 - Engagement at Horseneck, CT.
26 Feb 1775 - First forcible resistance at Salem, MA.
27 Feb 1776 - Engagement in Moore's Creek Bridge, NC.
27 Feb 1781 - Engagement at Wright Bluffs, SC #
 
1 Mar 1776 - South Carolina instructs her delegates for Independence
2 Mar 1781 -  Articles of Confederation adopted by the States
2 Mar 1781 - Engagement at Clapp's Mill, NC.
3 Mar 1779 - Battle of Brier Creek, GA
4 Mar 1776 - Washington fortifies Dorchester Heights.
4 Mar 1776 -  Engagement at Yamacrow Bluff (Savannah), GA #
4 Mar 1782 - Third engagement in Morrisania, NY
4 Mar 1789 - First Congress under the Constitution.
5 Mar 1770 - Act repealing all duties execept on tea.
5 Mar 1770 - Boston massacre.
6 Mar 1781 - Engagement at Wetzell's Mill, NC.
6 Mar 1781 - Wiboo Swamp, SC #
7 Mar 1776 - Engagement at Hutchinson's Island, GA.
8 Mar 1776 - Engagement at Nook's Hill, MA.
8 Mar 1777 - Engagement at Punk Hill, Amboy, NJ.
8 Mar 1780 - Engagement at Salkahatchie, SC. #
10 Mar 1765 - House of Commons resolved to charge certain stamp duties.
10 Mar 1783 - "Armstrong letter" circulated at Newburgh.
15 Mar 1781 - Battle of Guilford Court House, NC.
16 Mar  1777 - Engagement at Ward's House, Westchester County, NY.
17 Mar 1776 - Evacuation of Boston by British.
18 Mar 1778 - Stamp act repealed.
18 Mar 1778 - Engagement at Quintan's Bridge, NJ.
20 Mar 1776 - Washington's Triumphal entry into Boston.
20 Mar 1782 - British Ministry resigns.
21 Mar 1778 - Engagement at Hancock's Bridge, NJ.
21 Mar 1781 - Engagement at Beattie's Mill, SC #
22 Mar 1765 - Stamp act signed and became a law.
22 Mar 1777 - Engagement at Peekskill, NY.
22 Mar 1780 - Engagement at Paramus, NJ. #
22 Mar 1783 - Congress grants to Officers full pay for five years in
      lieu of promised half-pay for life.
23 Mar 1776 - Congress authorizes employment of privateers.
23 Mar 1780 - Engagement at Pon Pon, SC. #
24 Mar 1777 - Engagement at Highlands, NY.
26 Mar 1779 - Engagement at West Greenwich, CT.
27 Mar 1780 - Engagement at Rentowle, SC. #
29 Mar 1776 - Massachusetts Legislature thanks Washington
29 Mar 1776 - Lee invested with command south of Potomac.
29 Mar to  12 May  1780 - Siege of Charleston
31 Mar 1774 - Boston "Port Bill" forbidding importations into Boston.
 
5 Apr 1776 - Georgia instructs her delegates for Independence
6 Apr 1776 - Congress decides that the commerce of the thirteen colonies
       is not subject to the King.
7 Apr 1781 - Engagement at Four Holes, SC #
12 Apr 1781 - Battle of Fort Balfour, SC.
12 Apr 1782 - Rodney defeats De Grasse in the West Indies.
13 Apr 1777 - Engagement at Bound Brook, NJ.
14 Apr 1776 - North Carolina Resolves in favor of Independence.
14 Apr 1780 - Battle of Monk's Corner (Biggin's Bridge) SC.
14 Apr 1780 - Engarement at Black Mingo, SC #
15 Apr 1780 - Engagement at New Bridge, NJ.
15 Apr 1780 - Engagement at Newark, NJ #
15 Apr 1781 - Engagement from 15th to 23d, at Fort Watson, SC.
15 Apr 1781 - Engagement at Four Holes, SC #
16 Apr 1780 - Skirmish at Paramus, NJ.
16  Apr 1781 - Siege at Augusta, GA, April 16 to June 5.
17 Apr  1778 - Battle of Bristol, PA.
18 Apr 1775 - Ride of Paul Revere from Boston to Lexington.
19 Apr 1775 - Battle of Lexington, MA.
19 Apr 1775 - Ballte of  Concord, MA
19 Apr 1777 - Engagement at Woodbridge, NJ.
19 Apr 1783 - Preliminary Treaty of Peace proclaimed to the army at
      Newburgh.
20 Apr 1779 - Battle of Onondagas, NY.
21 Apr 1775 - Massachusetts' Militia begin blockade of roads leading
      into Boston.
24 Apr 1780 - Sortie from Charleston, SC.
24 Apr 1782 - Engagement at Dorchester, SC #
25  Apr to 27 Apr 1777 Danbury Raid #
25 Apr 1781 - Battle of Camden. SC.
25 Apr 1781 - Battle of Hobkirk's Hill, SC.
25 Apr 1781 - Battle of Petersburg, VA.
25 Apr 1781 - Battle of Hillsborough, NC.
27 Apr 1777 - Battle of Ridgefield, CT.
27 Apr 1779 - Engagement at Middletown, NJ.
27 Apr 1781 - Engagement at Osborn's , SC.
28 Apr 1777 - Skirmish at Crompo Hill, CT.
28 Apr 1788 - South Carolina ratifies the Constitution.
28 Apr 1788 - Maryland ratifies the Constitution.
30 Apr 1789 - Washington takes his oath of office as President at New York.
 
1 May 1776 - Massachusetts expunges name of King from legal proceeding
1 May 1778 - Engagement at Crooked Billet, PA.
4 May 1775 - Rhode Island renounces allegiance to the King.
5 May 1775 - Engagement at Martha's Vineyard.
6 May 1776 - Engagement at Plains of Abraham, Canada #
6 May 1780 - Engagement at Lanneau's Ferry, SC.
7 May 1780 - Battle at Fort Moultrie, SC.
8 May 1777 - Engagement at Piscataway, NJ.
8 May 1778 - Battle of Bordentown, NJ.
8 May 1780 - Engagement at Sullivan's Island, SC.
9 May 1779 - Engagement at Fort Nelson (Portsmouth), VA.
10 May 1775 - Capture of Ticonderoga by Ethan Allen.
10 May 1775 - The Second Continental Congress.
10 May 1781 - Camden SC burned by the British.
11 May 1775 - "Lexington Alarm" posted in Charleston, SC.
11 May 1779 - Northfolk, VA occupied by the British.
11 May and 13 May 1779 - Engagement at Coosawhatchie, SC #
11 May 1779 - Engagement at Charleston Neck, SC.
11 May 1781 - Engagement at Orangeburg, SC.
12 May 1775 - Seth Warner takes Crown Point.
12 May 1780 - Surrender of Charleston, SC.
12 May 1781 - Engagement at Fort Motte, SC.
13 May 1783 - Orangization of the Society of the Cincinnati at the
      Verplanck House near Fishkill, NY.
14 May 1775 - Engagement at Fort St. John, Canada.
14 May 1781 - Engagement at Nelson's Ferry, SC.
14 May 1781 - Engagement at Croton River, NY #
15 May 1776 - Virginia directs her delegates to vote for Independence.
15 May 1778 - Congress passes the measure for instituting government by
      the people.
15 May 1778 - Congress votes half pay for seven years to officers
      serving until end of the war.
15 May 1781 - Engagement at Fort Granby, SC.
15 May 1781 - Engagement at Guilford, NC #
17 May 1772 - Rhode Island proposes a General Congress.
17 May 1776 - National fast.
18 May 1778 - The Mischianza at Philadelphia.
18 May 1780 - Le Nud's Ferry, SC #
19 May 1777 - Engagement at Amelia Island, FL.
19 May 1776 - Battle of the Cedars, Canada.
20 May 1774 - Charter of Massachusetts annulled, and people declared
       rebels by Parliament.
20 May 1775 - Mecklenburg , NC, Declaration of Independence
20 May 1778 - Unsuccessful attempt of British to surround Lafayeette's
      troops at Barren Hill
20 May 1778 - Engagement at Barren Hill, PA #
21 May 1775 - Engagement at Grape Island, Mass.
21 May 1781 - Engagement at Silver Bluff, SC.
21 May 1782 - Engagement at Fort Galpin (Fort Dreadnaught) GA.
21 May 1782 - Engagement at Ogechee Road, near Savannah, GA.
22 May 1780 - Battle of Johnstown, NY.
22 May 1780 - Engagement at Caughnawaga, NY.
22 May to 19 Jun 1781 - Siege of Ninety-six , SC.
22 May 1783 - Washington at Newburgh, NY, receives a letter from Col.
      Nicola (claiming to represent other), urging the founding 
      of a monarchy.
23 May 1777 - Capture of Sag Harbor, on Long Island, by Americans.
24 May 1781 - Engagement of Augusta, GA (Fort Cornwallis and Fort
      Grierson)
24 May 1782 - Engagement near Sharon, GA.
26 May 1776 - Engagement at Hogg Island, MA.
26 May 1776 - Engagement at Vandreuell, Canada #
27 May 1775 - Engagement at Noddle's Island, MA.
28 May 1775 - Engagement at Hogg Island, MA #
29 May 1780 - Engagement at Waxhaws, SC.
29 May 1780 - Engagement at Buford Massacre #
29 May  1790 - Rhode Island ratified the Constitution.
31 May 1778 - Engagement at Tiverton, NJ.
 
1 Jun 1778 - Engagement at Cobleskill, NY.
1 Jun 1779 - Engagement at Verplanck's Point, NY.
1 Jun 1779 - British capture Stony Point on the Hudson River.
1 Jun 1779 - Engagement at Fort Fayette, NY #
4 Jun 1782 - Engagement at Sandusky, OH #
5 Jun 1781 - Colonel Lee takes Augusta, GA.
5 Jun 1781 - Engagement at Fort Cornwallis, GA #
6 Jun 1776 - Battle of Three Rivers, Canada #
6 Jun 1780 - Engagement at Elizabethtown, NJ.
7 Jun 1776 - Resolutions that "These untied colonies are, and of right
       ought to be free and independent States," introduced in Congress.
7 Jun to 23 Jun 1780 - Engagement at Connecticut Farms N.J.
8 Jun 1776 - Engagement at Three Rivers, Canada.
10 Jun 1772 - British sloop "Gaspee" burned at Providence
10 Jan 1777 - Engagement at Fogland Ferry, RI. #
11 Jun 1776 - New York virtually declares for Independence.
12 Jun 1775 - The Margaretta seixed Machias, ME
12 Jun 1776 - Virginia proclaims the right of man
12 Jun 1780 - Engagement at Middletown, NJ #
14 Jun 1777 - National flag (Stars and Stripes) adopted.
14 Jun 1776 -Connecticut instructs her delegates for Independence
15 Jun 1775 - Washington appointed Commander-in-Chief.
15 Jun 1776 - Deleware comes out for Independence.
15 Jun 1776 - New Hampshire declares for Independence.
16 Jun 1776 - Engagement at Chambly, Canada
16 Jun 1777 - British retake Crown Point.
17 Jun 1775 - Battle of Bunker Hill. [Breed's Hill]
17 Jun 1775 to March 1776 - Siege of Boston
17 Jun 1777 - Engagement at Millstone, NJ
17 Jun 1781 - Congress votes medical officers half-pay for life.
18 Jun 1778 - British evacuate Philadelphia
19 Jun 1779 - Battle of Greenwich, CT.
20 Jun 1779 - Engagement at Stono Ferry, SC.
20 Jun 1780 - Engagement at Ramsour's Mill, NC.
21 Jun 1788 - New Hampshire ratifies the Constitution
23 Jun 1777 - Act of Congress forming a "Corps of Invalids"
23 Jun 1780 - Battle of Springfield, NJ.
23 Jun 1782 - Engagement at Ebenezer, GA.
24 Jun 1776 - Engagement at Isle aux Noix, Canada
25 Jun 1788 - Virginia ratifies the Constitution
26 Jun 1777 - Engagement at Short Hills, NJ.
26 Jun 1781 - Engagement at Rahway Meadow, NJ.
26 Jun 1781 - Engagement at Spencer's Travern, VA.
27 Jun 1788 - New York ratifies the Constitution.
28 Jun 1776 - Maryland declares for Independence
28 Jun 1776 - British repulsed at Fort Moultrie, Charleston, SC.
28 Jun and 29 Jun 1776 - Battle at Fort Sullivan (Sullivan's Island) SC.
28 Jun 1778 - Battle of Monmouth, NJ.
28 Jun 1778 - Engagement at Freehold Courthouse, NJ. #
28 Jun 1779 - Engagement at Hickory Hill, GA.
29 Jun 1767 - Act imposing duties on glass, paper, painters' colors and
      tea imported into the American Colonies.
30 Jun 1777 - Howe evacuates New Jersey.
 
1 Jul to 4 Jul 1778 - Battle at Wyoming, PA. #
2 Jul 1776 - Congress declares by vote for Independence
2 Jul 1779 - Engagement at Bedford, NY.
2 Jul 1779 - Engagement at Poundridge, NY.
3 Jul 1775 - Washington takes command of the army at Cambridge
3 Jul 1778 - Massacre at Wyoming, PA
3 Jul 1781 - Engagement at King's Bridge, NY
4 Jul 1776 - Declaration of Independence first announced.
5 Jul 1778 - Clark captures Kaskaskia, IL, and the next day Cahokia, IL
5 Jul 1777 - Americans abandon Ticonderoga
5 Jul 1778 - Battle at Vincennes, IN.
5 Jul 1779 - Tryon's raid on New Haven.
6 Jul 1775 - Congress sets forth the necessity of taking up arms.
6 Jul 1777 - Crown Point, NY., evacuated by Americans.
6 Jul 1777 - British occupy Ticonderoga.
6 Jul 1781 - Engagement at Jamestown Ford, VA.
6 Jul 1781 - Engagement at Green Spring, VA. #
6 Jul 1785 - Standard of American dollar established.
7 Jul 1777 - Engagement at Skenesborough, NY.
7 Jul 1777 - Sharp fight near Lake George between the Americans and
      Burgoyne's advance - Battle of Hubbardtown, VT.
7 Jul 1777 - Engagement at Hubbardton, VT #
8 Jul 1779 - Fairfield, CT, burned by British.
8 Jul 1775 - Engagement at Roxbury, MA.
8 to 10 Jul 1776 - Engagement at Gwyn's Island, Chesapeake Bay.
8 Jul 1777 - Engagement at Fort Anne, NY.
9 Jul 1776 - Leaden statue of King George in Bowling Green, New York
      City, pulled down by the people  and afterward cast 
      into 42,000 bullets.
9 Jul 1776 - By order of Washington, the Declaration of Independence
      read at the head of each brigade.
9 Jul 1781 - Battle at Currytown, NY.
10 Jul 1777 - Capture of British General Prescott near Bristol, RI.
11 Jul 1782 - Savannah GA, evacuated by the British.
11 Jul 1796 - Detroit (and the Northwest) evacuated by the British.
12 Jul 1776 - Draft of Confederation brought into Congress.
12 Jul 1779 - Norwalk, CT, burned
12 Jul 1780 - Rochambeau, with French fleet, lands at Newport.
12 Jul 1780 - Battle at Williamson's Plantation (Battenville), SC.
12 JUl 1780 - Engagement at Stallions, SC. #
12 Jul 1780 - Engagement at Brandon Camp #
13 Jul 1780 - Battle at Cedar Springs, NC.
13 Jul 1780 - Engagement at Cherokee Indian Town, SC #
13 Jul 1781 - Ninety-six, SC evacuated by the British.
14 Jul 1780 - Engagement at Pacolett River, NC.
15 Jul 1776 - Engagement at Rayborn Creek, SC.
15 Jul 1779 - Wayne recaptures Stony Point, about midnight and morning
      of 16th.
15 Jul 1780 - Engagement at Earle's Ford, NC.
15 Jul 1780  and 16 Jul 1780 - Engagement at McDonnell's, SC #
15 Jul 1781 - Engagement at Tarrytown, NY.
17 Jul 1781 - Engagement at Quinby's Bridge, SC.
18 Jul 1779 - Americans captures Jersey City
19 Jul 1769 - British armed sloop Liberty scuttled and sunk by the
      people of Newport, RI - the first overt act.
19 Jul 1775 - Provincial Congress of Massachusetts dissolved.
19 Jul  1780 - Bergen, NJ #
19 Jul 1780 - Engagement at Tom's River, NJ #
20 Jul 1775 - National fast day.
20 Jul 1780 - Engagement at Flat Rock, SC. #
21 Jul 1780 - British fleet of 16 ships appears off Newport. Governor
      Heath asks Connecticut for 1000 militia.
21 Jul 1780 - Battle at Bull's Ferry, NJ.
21 Jul 1780 - Engagement at Block House, Tom's River (Bergen),NJ.
21 Jul 1781 - Cornwallis receives orders to hold Chesapeake.
22 Jul 1776 - Congress authorizes the exchanging of prisoners.
22 Jul 1777 - American abandon Fort Edward, NY.
22 Jul 1779 - Battle and massacre at Minnisink, NY.
23 Jul  1780 - Engagement  at Anderson Fort, GA #
24 Jul 1776 - Engagement at Sorrel River, Canada.
25 Jul 1777 - Congress votes a sword to Lieut. Col. William Barton, for
      the capture of Prescott.
27 Jul 1765 - Merchants of Boston vote that a partial repeal of the
      stamp tax will not answer.
27 Jul 1775 - General Gage, at Boston, surrenders command of army to
General Howe and becomes Civil Governor.
27 Jul 1777 - Assassination of Jane McCrea by the Indians.
29 Jul 1778 - D'Estaing arrives at Newport with French fleet, forcing
      English to destroy ten of their war vessels, 212 guns.
30 Jul 1780 - Engagement at Fort Anderson (Thickety Fort), SC.
30 Jul 1780 - Engagement at Rocky Mount, SC.
31 Jul 1777 - Lafayette appointed a Major-General
31 Jul 1790 - First American patent issued.
 
1 Aug 1776 - Engagement at Oconote, SC #
1 Aug 1777 - Engagement at Essenecca Town, SC.
1 Aug 1780 - Battle of Green Spring, SC.
1 Aug 1780 - Engagement at Hanging Rock , SC. #
1 Aug 1780 - Engagement at Hunts Bluff. #
2 Aug 1776 - Formal signing of Declaration of Independence on parchment
      by all except two, who signed on 4 Nov 1776 and in 1781.
2 Aug 1777 - Engagement at Dutch Island, RI.
2 Aug 1777 - Engagement at Moses Kill, NY.
2 Aug 1780 - Battle at Mohawk Valley (Fort Plain) NY.
2 Aug 1779 - Chevalier de la Luzerene, French Minister, arrived in
      Boston, and was received with salutes, etc.
2 Aug 1780 - Engagement at Fort Plain, NY #
2 Aug 1780 - Engagement at Mohawk Valley, NY. #
4 Aug - 22 Aug 1777 - Battle at Fort Schuyler (Stanwix), NY.
4 Aug 1781 - Col. Isaac Hayne brutally hanged in Charleston by the British.
5 Aug 1779 - First battle at Morrisania, NY.
6 Aug 1777 - Engagement at Oriskany, NY.
6 Aug 1778 - French Minister presented to Congress.
6 Aug 1780 - British defeat at Hanging Rock, SC. Andrew Jackson began
      his military career in this military career in this battle.
6 Aug 1790 - Congress grants pensions to those disabled by wounds.
7 Aug 1776 - Hancock, privateer, brought into Portsmouth, NH, the
      Reward, a three-decker.
8 Aug 1780 - Engagement at Wofford's Iron Works, Cedar Springs, SC.
10 Aug 1776 - Declaration of Independence read at Savannah, GA.
10 Aug 1776 - Engagement at Beauford, SC #
10 Aug 1778 - British fleet of 34 sail, having appeared before Newport, 
      the French fleet came out and gave chase; the English got away
      without a fight.
11 Aug 1776 - Engagement at Tomassy, SC #
11 Aug 1779 - Resolutions of Congress granting half-pay for life to
      officers serving until the end of the war.
13 Aug 1775 - British naval attack on Gloucester MA, beaten off.
13 Aug 1779 - Massachusetts fleet of 37 small vessels, besieging British
      fort at mouth of Penobscot River, attacked and destroyed
      by enemy's fleet.
14 Aug 1765 - First opposition of Ministerial plan for enslaving the
     Colonies.
15 Aug 1780 - Engagement at Ford of the Wateree, SC.
16 Aug 1777 - Battle of Bennington [VT].
16 Aug 1780 - First battle of Camden, SC. Gates defeated .
16 Aug 1780 - Battle of Gum Swamp, SC.
18 Aug 1780 - Engagement at Fishing Creek (Catawba Ford), SC.
18 Aug 1780 - Engagement at Musgrove's Mill, SC.
18 Aug 1782 - Battle of Blue Licks, KY.
19 Aug 1779 - Major Lee captures the British garrison at Paulus Hook,
Weehawken.
19 Aug 1782 - Engagement at Blue Licks, KY #
20 Aug 1776 - Fight in the Hudson River between American fire ships and
      British man-of-war; the latter forced to retire.
20 Aug 1780 - Engagement at Great Savannah (Nelson's Ferry), SC.
21 Aug and 22 Aug 1777 - American raid from Jersey into Staten Island.
22 Aug and 23 Aug 1776 - Engagement at Flatbush, Long Island.
22 Aug 1777 - British raise the siege at Fort Schuyler, NY.
22 Aug 1781 - Engagement at Wawarsing, NY.
23 Aug 1775 - Citizens of New York City remove 21 cannon from the
      Battery, under fire of the Asia, British man-of-war.
25 Aug 1777 - British land at Elk River, MD.
26 Aug 1776 - Battle of Valley Grove, Long Island.
27 Aug 1776 - Battle of Long Island. [Bushwick]
27 Aug 1776 - Engagement at Brookyln, NY #
27 Aug 1780 - Engagement at Kingstree, SC. #
27 Aug 1783 - Battle at Combahee Ferry, SC, Last action of the war; 7 years
      4 months and 8 days after Lexington.
28 Aug 1778 - D'Estaing's fleet arrives in Boston.
28 Aug 1776 - Engagment at Jamica, LI, NY.  #
28 Aug 1776 - Engagement at Brookland, LI, NY #
29 Aug 1775 - Attack on New York.
29 Aug and 30 Aug 1776 - Americans retreat from Long Island.
29 Aug 1778 - Engagement at Butts Hill, RI.
29 Aug 1778 - Battle of Quaker Hill, RI.
29 Aug 1779 - Tories and Indians defeated at Elmira, NY.
29 Aug 1779 - Engagement at Chemung, NY #
29 Aug 1779 - Engagement at Newtown ,NY #
30 Aug 1775 - Schuyler invades Canada.
30 Aug 1779 - Battle at Tarrytown, NY.
30 Aug 1781 - Engagement at Parker's Ferry, SC.
31 Aug 1778 - Engagement at Indian Field and Bridge, NY.
31 Aug 1781 - Washington, Rochambeau and Chastelleux. with their staff 
      officers, were received in Philadelphia with public rejoicing.
      Washington paid his respects to Congress.
 
1 Sep 1775 - Page's men cut down the Boston Liberty Tree.
1 Sep 1777 - Battle of Fort Henry, Wheeling, VA.
1 Sep 1779 - D'Estaing captures four British men-of-war.
1 Sep 1781 - Battle of  West Haven, CT.
3 Sep 1777 - Battle of Iron Hill, DE.
3 Sep 1783 - Treaty of Peace signed at Paris.
4 Sep 1780 - Engagement at Tarcote, SC #
5 Sep 1774 - The first session of the Continental Congress at Philadelphia.
5 Sep 1779 - Battle of Lloyd's Neck, NY.
5 Sep 1781 - Naval fight in the Chesapeake berween De Grasse and Graves.
6 Sep 1781 - Battle of Fort Griswold, CT.
6 Sep 1781 - Engagement at Groton Hill, CT. #
6 Sep 1781 - New London, CT, burned by the British, under Benedict Arnold.
7 Sep 1781 - Engagement at Fort Plain, NY #
8 Sep 1781 - Battle of Eutaw Springs, SC.
11 Sep 1777 - Battle of Brandywine, PA.
11 Sep 1777 - Engagement at Chad's Ford #
12 Sep 1780 - Battle of Cane Creek, NC.
13 Sep 1776 - British land in New York, on Hudson River side.
13 Sep 1781 - Battle of Hillsborough, NC.
13 Sep 1781 - Engagement at Lindley's Mill, NC. #
14 Sep 1775 - Engagement at Fort Johnson, SC.
14 Sep 1779 - Battle of Genesco, NY.
14 Sep 1780 - Battle of Fort Grierson, Augusta, GA.
14 Sep 1780 - Engagement at Cornwallis Fort, GA #
15 Sep 1776 - British Land in New York, East River side, at Kipp's Bay.
15 Sep 1776 - Putnam saved from capture, ear New York City, by Mrs. Murray.
15 Sep 1780 - Battle of White House, GA.
16 Sep 1776 - Battle of Harlem Plains, NY.
16 Sep 1778 - Battle of Westcher, NY.
16 Sep 1778 - Engagement at Philips Heights, NY. #
17 Sep 1787 - U.S. Constitution adopted by Constitutional Convention
18 Sep 1775 - Battle of St. Johns, Canada.
18 Sep 1777 - Battle of Lake George, NY.
19 Sep 1777 - First Battle of Bemis Heights, sometimes called Freeman's
      Farm, Stillwater or Saratoga.
20 Sep 1777 - Battle of Paoli, PA.
21 Sep 1776 - Large part of New York City burned.
21 Sep 1776 - Capture of Nathan Hale in New York City by the British.
21 Sep 1780 - Battle of Wahab's Plantation, SC.
22 Sep 1776 - Hanging of Nathan Hale in New York City.
23 Sep 1777 - Engagement at Diamond Island, NY #
23 Sep 1779 - Bon Homme Richard captures Serapis.
23 Sep 1779 - Siege of  Savannah begun.
23 Sep 1780 - Capture of Major Andre'.
24 Sep 1776 - Battle of Montressor's island, NY.
24 Sep 1777 - Battle of Diamond Island, NY.
25 Sep 1775 - Engagement near Montreal and capture of Ethan Allen.
25 Sep 1780 - Flight of Benedict Arnold to the British.
26 Sep 1775 - Capture of Montreal by Montgomery.
26 Sep 1777 - British enter Philadelphia.
26 Sep 1778 - Battle of  Fort Henry, Wheeling, VA.
26 Sep 1780 - Battle of Charlotte, NC.
28 Sep 1778 - Battle of Tappan, NY.
30 Sep 1775 - Skirmish at Stonington, CT.
30 Sep 1781 - Siege of Yorktown begun.
 
1 Oct 1768 - Arrival of British troops at Boston.
2 Oct 1780 - Hanging of Major Andre' at Tappan NY.
4 Oct 1777 - Battle of Germantown, PA.
4 Oct 1777 - White Horse Tavern, PA #
5 Oct 1775 - Congress authorizes the use of two armed vessels; origin of
      our Navy.
6 Oct 1777 - Forts Montgomery and Clinton, on Highlands of the Hudson,
      captured by British.
6 Oct 1778 - Engagement at Chestnut Creek, NJ.
7 Oct 1775 - Engagement at Bristol, RI.
7 Oct 1777 - Second battle of Bemis Heights, sometimes called Freeman's
      Farm, Saratoga or Stillwater.
7 Oct 1780 - Battle of King's Mountain, SC.
9 Oct 1779 - Battle of Chemung at Elmira (Newton), NY.
9 Oct 1779 - Repulse of French and Americans at Savannah.
10 Oct 1781 - Engagement at Threadwell Neck, NY.
11 Oct and 13 Oct 1776 - Naval battle near Valcour Lsland, Lake Champlain.
11 Oct 1780 - Engagement at Fort George, NY #
12 Oct 1776 - Throg's Neck, NY., skirmish.
13 Oct 1777 - British burn Kngston, NY.
13 Oct 1777 - Engagement at Esopus, NY #
14 Oct 1781 - Americans captures two redoubts at Yorktown, PA.
15 Oct 1778 - Engagement at Mincock Island, NY.
15 Oct 1778 - Engagement at Egg Harbor, NJ.
15 Oct 1780 - Engagement at Middleburg, NY.
16 Oct 1776 - Engagement at Harlem Heights, NY. #
16 Oct 1781 - Engagement at Monk's Corner, NY.
17 Oct 1775 - Burning of Falmouth, Me.
17 Oct 1777 - Surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga, NY.
17 Oct 1780 - Engagement at Schoharie, NY.
18 Oct 1775 - Surrender of Fort Chambly, Canada.
18 Oct 1775 - Engagement at Falmouth, ME #
18 Oct 1776 - Engagement at Pell's Point, NY.
18 Oct 1776 - Engagement at Pelham Manor, NY #
18 Oct 1776 - Engagement at New Rochelle, NY.
18 Oct 1783 - Congress votes to disband army on Nov 2.
18 Oct 1800 - Spain again ceded to France the territory of Louisiana.
19 Oct 1774 - Brig. Peggy Stewart, loaded with tea, burned by patriots
      at Annaplis, MD.
19 Oct 1775 - Engagement at Chambly, Canada #
19 Oct 1779 - End of siege of Savannah, GA.
19 Oct 1780 - Engagement at Fort Keyser, NY.
19 Oct 1780 - Engagement at Sone Arabia, NY.
19 Oct 1781 - Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown.
21 Oct 1777 - Engagement at Mamaroneck, NY #
21 Oct 1780 - Engagement at Klock's Field, NY.
22 Oct 1777 - Engagement at Fort Mercer, Red Bank, NJ.
23 Oct 1777 - Engagement at Red Bank, NY #
23 Oct 1777 - Engagement at Fort Mifflin, PA.
23 Oct 1780 - Engagement at Kanassoraga, NY.
24 Oct 1781 - Engagement at Johnson Hall, NY.
25 Oct 1780 - Engagement at Black River, SC.
25 Oct 1780 - Engagement at Tarcote Swamp, SC.
26 Oct 1775 - Battle of Hampton, VA.
28 Oct 1776 - Battle of White Plains.
28 Oct 1776 - Engagement at Chatterton's Hill. NY #
29 Oct 1780 - Engagement at Germain Flats, NY.
30 Oct 1781 - Engagement of Jerseyfield, NY.
30 Oct 1781 - Engagement at West Canada Creek, NY.
31 Oct 1775 - Carleton repulsed by Montgomery at crossing of  St.
      Lawrence River.
 
1 Nov 1765 - Stamp Act took effect.
2 Nov 1776 - Lieut. William Demont deserts to British with plans of Fort
      Washington.
2 Nov 1783 - Washington's farewell address to army.
2 Nov 1783 - American army disbanded.
3 Nov 1775 - Montgomery captures fort at St. Johns, Canada.
3 Nov 1776 - British abandon Crown Point.
3 Nov 1782 - Independence of United States acknowledged by 
      Great Britain #
4 Nov 1774 - Declaration of Rights by Congress.
4 Nov 1782 - Engagement at John's Island, SC.
7 Nov 1775 - Lord Dunmore proclaims martial law in Virginia.
7 Nov 1779 - Engagement at Jefferd's Neck, NY.
7 Nov 1781 - Engagement at Clouds Creek, SC #
8 Nov 1776 - Fort Washington, NY. - engagement with British fleet.
9 Nov 1775 - Engagement at Phipps Farm, MA.
9 Nov 1780 - Engagement at Fish Dam Ford, Broad River, SC.
9 Nov 1781 - Engagement at Hayes' Station, SC #
10 Nov 1775 - Second Continental Congress authorizes the raising of two
      Battalions of American Marines. #
10 Nov 1777 - Attack on Fort Mifflin, PA.
11 Nov 1776 - Engagement at Fort George, NY. #
11 Nov 1778 - Massacre at Cherry Valley, NY.
12 Nov 1780 - Battle at Broad River, SC.
13 Nov 1775 - Montgomery captures Montreal.
13 Nov 1788 - North Carolina ratifies the Constitution.
14 Nov 1775 - Engagement at Kemp's Landing, VA #
15 Nov 1777 - Articles of Confederation adopted by Congress.
16 Nov 1776 - Engagement at Cock Hill Fort, NY.
16 Nov 1776 - British capture Fort Washington, New York City.
16 Nov 1776 - Battle at Fort Tryon, NY.
16 Nov 1776 - Engagement at Harlem Cove, NY.
16 Nov 1776 - Battle of Fort George, Manhattan Island.
18 Nov 1776 - Fort Lee, NJ., abandoned.
19 Nov 1777 - Fort Mifflin, PA., abandoned by Americans.
19 Nov 1778 - Engagement at Spencer's Hill, Bulltown Swamp, GA.
20 Nov 1776 - Engagement at Fort Cumberland, Nova Scotia.
20 Nov 1780 - Battle at Black Stock, Tyger River, SC.
21 Nov 1780 - Engagement at Coran, LI, NY #
21 Nov 1780 - Engagement at Long Isalnd, NY. #
23 Nov 1765 - Court of Frederick, MD, decides stamped paper unnecessary.
23 Nov 1780 - Engagement at Smith's Point, NY. #
23 Nov 1780 - Captures of Fort George, Long Island by Major Tallmadge.
24 Nov 1778 - Engagement at Medway Church, GA.
25 Nov 1783 - New York evacuated by the British.
30 Nov 1782 - Independence acknowledged by Great Britain.
30 Nov 1782 - Preliminary Treaty of Peace signed at Paris.
 
1 Dec 1776 - Battle of Brunswick
1 Dec 1781 - Engagement at Dorchester, SC #
3 Dec 1787 - Delaware ratified the Constitution.
4 Dec 1780 - Engagement at Long Cane, SC.
4 Dec 1783 - Washington's farewell to his officers at Fraunce's Tavern,
      New York City.
4 Dec 1780 - Engagement at Pugsley's Mills, SC.
5 Dec 1777 - Battle of Whitemarsh, PA.
6 Dec 1777 - Battle of Chestnut Hill, PA.
7 Dec 1776 - Benjamin Franklin reaches France.
7 Dec 1777 - Battle of Edge Hill, PA.
8 Dec 1775 - Siege of Quebec begins.[Canada]
8 Dec 1776 - British fleet takes possession of Newport.
8 Dec 1777 - Skirmish at Whitemarsh, PA.
9 Dec 1775 - Battle of Great Bridge, VA., near Norfolk.
9 Dec 1780 - Engagement at Horseneck, CT.
10 Dec 1777 - Americans raid in Long Island.
11 Dec 1777 - Engagement at Gulph's Mill, PA #
11 Dec 1780 - Engagement at Long Cane, SC #
13 Dec 1776 - Capture of General Lee by the British.
13 Dec 1787 - Pennsylvania ratifies the Constitution.
14 Dec 1782 - Charleston evacuated by the British.
16 Dec 1773 - Boston Tea Party.
17 Dec 1776 - Battle of  Springfield, NJ.
17 Dec 1778 - British capture Vincennes, IN.
19 Dec 1777 - Army goes into winter quartes at Valley Forge.
19 Dec 1787 - New Jersey ratifies the Constitution.
22 Dec 1775 - Engagement at Cane Brake, SC.
23 Dec 1783 - Washington resigns his commission at Annapolis.
25 Dec 1776 - Washington crosses the Delaware.
25 Dec 1778 - Engagement at Young's House, Four Corners, NY.
26 Dec 1776 - Battle of Trenton
29 Dec 1776 - Washington advances again into New Jersey.
29 Dec 1778 - British capture Savannah.
29 Dec 1778 - Engagement Brewton Hill, GA #
29 Dec 1781 - Engagement at Dorchester, SC #
30 Dec 1776 - Commissioners sent to France.
31 Dec 1775 - Assault upon Quebec, and death of Montgomery.