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yes, i dont know the exate numbers but the british killed some 50 colonists and the colonist killed hundreds of british

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Q: Did the fighting at Lexington and Concord lead to more casualties for the British than for the minutemen?
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How many minutemen met 700 British soldiers on the Lexington town green?


What colony did revolutionary war fighting begin in 1775?

Colonial minutemen and British troops clashed at Lexington, followed by open battle at Concord later in the day.

The Battle of Lexington Concord was between who?

The Battle of Lexington and Concord was between Britain and the colonists in America. It happened April 19, 1775, when the colonists minutemen gathered on the Lexington Common. The British were heading toward Concord for illegal gunpowder that was stored there. But due to the colonists spies, we were alerted of the plans much earlier and were able to move the supplies to a different location. The British were on their way when the colonists Minutemen, a small group of men that were called Minutemen because they were said to be ready for battle within a minutes time, were gathered on the Lexington Common. There were only about sixty minutemen against 700 British! A bloody battle began and we lost eight men, ten more wounded, so we had to retreat. But it was reassuring to find that one of their men was wounded. So we retreated to the North Bridge. By then, militiamen, men who formed a mini army for the colonies, were alerted about the battle. So over 500 militiamen gathered at the North Bridge! We fought the British until they retreated and as they left back for Boston, Minutemen shot at them from behind stone walls. This was the beginning of the Revolutionary War.

What happened at the Battle of Lexington and Concord?

On April 19, 1775 in the colonial town of Lexington the first shot was fired. Seventy-seven of the men waited on the town green for the British. No one knows who fired the first shot, but before the British moved on to Concord several colonists were dead and houses burned.

Fighting began in lexington and concord when british troops did what?

Thought colonial soldiers had fired on them

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Who were the British fighting against at the battles of Lexington?

The American militia members- the Minutemen.

At what event did the first fighting between British soldiers and minutemen occur?

The battle of Lexington

Who won the battle of concord?

The Battles of Lexington and Concord themselves were won by the British troops who marched out of Boston in 1775 to take weapons that were being stockpiled by colonists of Massachussetts that were seeking independence. That said however, the sporadic fighting however after the battles themselves caused the British forces serious casualties. Following the Battles of Lexington and Concord the Massachussetts Colonial Militia also known as Minutemen who had lost those battles attacked the British on their return march to Boston from Lexington and Concord. These attacks were American Indian style attacks where the Minutemen were camoflagued as they attacked and the British could not see them to fight back. In the end of the Lexington and Concord engagements there were some approximately 50 Minutemen casualties of dead and wounded troops while there were some 300 British casualties of dead and wounded upon their return to Boston.

How many colonist fought in Lexington?

The Battle of Lexington saw 700 British troops fighting against 70 Minutemen of the local militia.

During wich event did the first fighting between redcoats and minutemen occur?

The Battle of Lexington marked the first fighting between the American minutemen and the British redcoats. The Colonists won the battle.

Did the minutemen help the british at the battle of lexington?

The minutemen were the colonial men who would fight the British.

Did the minutemen help the British at Battle of Lexington?

The minutemen were the colonial men who would fight the British.

Where did the first clash between the American minutemen and British soldiers occur?

the fighting started at Lexington and ended in Concord Massachusetts

Where did minutemen fight the British for the first time?

Minutemen first fought British regulars at Lexington and Concord.

Where did the minutemen first fight the British regulars?

Minutemen first fought British regulars at Lexington and Concord.

Armed colonists who met the british in lexington?


Where did the battle of concord occur?

Concord, MA.The Battles of Lexington and Concord occurred on April 19, 1775 when the Minutemen took up arms against the British army. The battle continued as the British retreated back to Boston. So there was only a few casualties at Lexington and at Concord but there were many more casualties on both sides during the retreat.