Boston Campaign

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Boston Campaign

BOSTON CAMPAIGN. 19 April 1775–17 March 1776. Military actions in Massachusetts from the battles at Lexington and Concord on 19 April 1775 until the evacuation of Boston by the British Garrison on 17 March 1776 are sometimes grouped under the heading "the Boston Campaign." Operations during this period are covered in the entry on the Boston Siege.

SEE ALSO Boston Garrison; Boston Siege; Bunker Hill, Massachusetts; Dorchester Heights, Massachusetts; Knox's "Noble Train of Artillery"; Lexington and Concord.

                              revised by Harold E. Selesky