Wednesday, 4 January 2012
Bunker/Breed's Hill 1775 Part 1
Battle of Breed's/Bunker Hill 17 June, 1775
4th, 10th, 18th, 22nd, 23rd, 35th, 59th, 63rd, 65th,(Lt/Gren) 5th, 38th, 43rd, 47th, 52nd, Marines vs American Continental armyBreed's hill was one of the battles the British fought where their under estimation of their enemy caused them to nearly destroy their army. There were to main factors to this battle. The first was that the British troops were all from the Light Infantry or Grenadier companies as these were the most reliable. The Americans were made up of mostly militia troops of the infant Continental Army.