Minuteman reenactor’s forebear may have started the battle
But even if it’s not true, Locke is certainly one of only a handful of Minutemen identified by name as someone who shot at the British on Lexington ... “Early Settler Ebenezer Locke Fired First Shot Of American Revolution.’’ So is it true?
Five times the American Revolution almost failed
Here’s a look at five times the American ... “Minutemen” (named as such because of their ability to be ready on a minute’s notice), the two sides met in what would be the first military engagements of the Revolutionary War. At Lexington, Mass ...
First shots of Revolutionary War reenacted in Lexington
LEXINGTON – The first shots of the Revolutionary War have been fired – again ... Patriots’ Day in Massachusetts. Eight minutemen were killed in the real skirmish that took place on April 19, 1775. British regulars continued their advance to Concord ...
Lexington and Concord are rich in Revolutionary War history
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THE MAN WHO FIRED THE SHOT HEARD 'ROUND THE WORLD
In self defense, the Minutemen returned fire. These were the first shots of the Revolutionary ... British troops were routed and soon retreated back to Boston. America’s War for Independence had begun! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, these two elements of ...