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The Battles of George Washington

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A list of all important battles fought by George Washington. This battles list includes any George Washington battles, conflicts, campaigns, wars, skirmishes or military engagements of any kind. This list displays the battles George Washington fought in alphabetically, but the battles/military engagements contain information such as where the battle was fought and who else was involved. This list is made up of many different items, including American Revolutionary War and Siege of Yorktown.

If you are looking to answer the questions, "Which battles did George Washington fight in?" and "Which battles was George Washington involved in?" then this list has got you covered. (29 items)
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American Revolutionary War is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Battles of George Washington
North America
The American Revolutionary War, the American War of Independence, or simply the Revolutionary War in the United States, was the rebellion of thirteen of the North American colonies of Great ...more
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Battle of Brandywine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Bergen, Netherlands
The Battle of Brandywine, also known as the Battle of Brandywine Creek, was fought between the American army of General George Washington and the British army of General Sir William Howe on ...more
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Battle of Fort Duquesne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Fort Duquesne, Pennsylvania, United States of America
The Battle of Fort Duquesne was a British assault on the eponymous French fort that was repulsed with heavy losses on 14 September 1758, during the French and Indian War also known as the 7 year ...more
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Battle of Fort Washington is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Washington Heights, New York City, New York
The Battle of Fort Washington was fought in New York on November 16, 1776 during the American Revolutionary War between the United States and Great Britain. It was a decisive British victory ...more
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Battle of Germantown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Battle of Germantown, a battle in the Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War, was fought on October 4, 1777, at Germantown, Pennsylvania between the British Army led by Sir ...more
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Battle of Harlem Heights is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Morningside Heights, New York City, New York
The Battle of Harlem Heights was fought during the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War. The action took place in what is now the Morningside Heights and west into ...more
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Battle of Jumonville Glen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Battles of George Washington
North America
The Battle of Jumonville Glen, also known as the Jumonville affair, was the opening battle of the French and Indian War fought on May 28, 1754 near what is present-day Uniontown in Fayette ...more
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Battle of Long Island is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Battles of George Washington
New York City, New York, United States of America
The Battle of Long Island, also known as the Battle of Brooklyn or the Battle of Brooklyn Heights, fought on August 27, 1776, was a defeat for the Continental Army under General George ...more
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Battle of Monmouth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Freehold Township, New Jersey, United States of America
The Battle of Monmouth was an American Revolutionary War battle fought on June 28, 1778 in Monmouth County, New Jersey. The Continental Army under General George Washington attacked the rear of ...more
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Battle of Princeton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
The Battle of Princeton was a battle in which General George Washington's revolutionary forces defeated British forces near Princeton, New Jersey. On the night of January 2, 1777 George ...more
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Battle of the Clouds is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States of America
The Battle of the Clouds was an aborted engagement of the Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War on September 16, 1777, in the area surrounding present day Malvern, ...more
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Battle of Fort Necessity is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Uniontown, Pennsylvania, United States of America
The Battle of Fort Necessity took place on July 3, 1754, in what is now the mountaintop hamlet of Farmington in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. The engagement was one of the first battles of the ...more
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Battle of the Monongahela is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Battle of the Monongahela Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
The Battle of the Monongahela, also known as the Battle of the Wilderness, took place on 9 July 1755, at the beginning of the French and Indian War, at Braddock's Field in what is now Braddock, ...more
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Battle of Trenton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Trenton, New Jersey, United States of America
The Battle of Trenton was a small but pivotal battle during the American Revolutionary War which took place on the morning of December 26, 1776, in Trenton, New Jersey. After General George ...more
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Battle of White Marsh is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, United States of America
The Battle of White Marsh or Battle of Edge Hill was a battle of the Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War fought December 5–8, 1777, in the area surrounding Whitemarsh ...more
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Battle of White Plains is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Battles of George Washington
White Plains, New York, United States of America
The Battle of White Plains was a battle in the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War fought on October 28, 1776, near White Plains, New York. Following the retreat ...more
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Boston campaign is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Province of Massachusetts Bay, British America
The Boston campaign was the opening campaign of the American Revolutionary War. The campaign was primarily concerned with the mobilization of Patriot militia units, and their transformation into ...more
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Braddock Expedition is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Ohio Country
The Braddock expedition, also called Braddock's campaign or, more commonly, Braddock's Defeat, was a failed British military expedition which attempted to capture the French Fort Duquesne in the ...more
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Fortification of Dorchester He... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Dorchester Heights, Boston, Massachusetts
The Fortification of Dorchester Heights was a decisive action early in the American Revolutionary War that precipitated the end of the siege of Boston and the withdrawal of British troops from ...more
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French and Indian War is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Battles of George Washington
North America
The French and Indian War was the North American theater of the worldwide Seven Years' War. The war was fought between the colonies of British America and New France, with both sides supported ...more
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Landing at Kip's Bay is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Kips Bay, New York City, New York
The Landing at Kip's Bay was a British amphibious landing during the New York Campaign in the American Revolutionary War on September 15, 1776, occurring on the eastern shore of present-day ...more
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New York and New Jersey campai... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Battles of George Washington
New York City, New York, United States of America
The New York and New Jersey campaign was a series of battles for control of New York City and the state of New Jersey in the American Revolutionary War between British forces under General Sir ...more
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Philadelphia campaign is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Battles of George Washington
New Jersey, United States of America
The Philadelphia campaign was a British initiative in the American Revolutionary War to gain control of Philadelphia, which was then the seat of the Second Continental Congress. British General ...more
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Quasi-War is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Battles of George Washington
North America
The Quasi-War was an undeclared war fought almost entirely at sea between the United States of America against the French Republic from 1798 to 1800. In the United States, the conflict was ...more
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Battle of the Assunpink Creek is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Battles of George Washington
Trenton, New Jersey, United States of America
The Battle of the Assunpink Creek, also known as the Second Battle of Trenton, was a battle between American and British troops that took place in and around Trenton, New Jersey, on January 2, ...more