What Happened in May 1778

  • Battle Of Crooked Billet

    The Battle of Crooked Billet was a battle in the Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War fought on May 1, 1778 near Crooked Billet... Read more

  • Battle of Barren Hill

    On May 20, the British launched their attack. The militia scattered at the sight of the British troops, not offering any resistance and failing to... Read more

  • Battle Of Freetown

    The Battle of Freetown was a skirmish between American colonists and a British naval ship during the American Revolutionary War. The action took... Read more

  • Battle of Cobleskill

    In 1778 the settlement of Cobleskill, New York consisted of twenty families living in farms spread out along Cobleskill Creek. As it was on the... Read more