Paul Revere warns of invasion (43 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On the evening of 18 April, Paul Revere and William Dawes roade to alert Patriots that the British invasion forces were on their way to Concord to destroy arms. A battle ensued on 19 April. The Massachusetts Minutemen lost 8 men, while the British took 237 casualties.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Paul Revere warns of invasion". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5914, accessed 09 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. American War of Independence