First formal Action between the Americans and English at Bunkers-Hill

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This image, produced by a Polish-German artist, depicts the Battle of Bunker Hill in highly favorable terms for the Americans. On June 17, 1775, American citizen-soldiers clashed with British Regulars on a hill outside Boston. Although the British seized the territory, they suffered heavy losses, providing Americans with a huge boost for their morale.

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