Breed's Hill


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Breed's Hill:

see Bunker Hill, battle ofBunker Hill, battle of,
in the American Revolution, June 17, 1775. Detachments of colonial militia under Artemas Ward, Nathanael Greene, John Stark, and Israel Putnam laid siege to Boston shortly after the battles of Lexington and Concord.
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Stark surveyed the ground and immediately saw that the British would probably try to flank the rebels by landing on the beach of the Mystic River, below and to the left of Breed's Hill.
They were the right flank at the Battle of Breed's Hill, and at the Battle of White Plains in Saratoga, N.