You are now my enemy and I am yours...
Most colonists who fought in this battle were not trained soldiers. They freely fought in militia units from their hometowns. The British commanders did not expect such an improvised army to perform as well as it did. Though the Americans lost this hill, they grew more unified and determined to fight for their freedom.
Location. 42° 22.58′ N, 71° 3.65′ W. Marker is in Charlestown, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Monument Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown MA 02129, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Decisive Day has come on which the fate of America depends... (here, next to this marker); Bunker Hill Monument (a few steps from this marker); Breedís Hill (a few steps from this marker); South-East Corner of the Redoubt (a few steps from this marker); This Column Stands on Union!
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 370 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.