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William Prescott

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Bunker Hill

 

Definition: American colonel who led his troops during the Battle of Bunker Hill. To conserve ammunition, Prescott told his men, "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes."

Related Resources:
The Courage of William Prescott
Find out more about Prescott and how he inspired his men and, in turn, the American people.

The American Revolutionary War
This fun, illustrated article tells you all you need to know about this famous war, from an easy-to-understand point of view.

Elsewhere on the Web:
The Battle of Bunker Hill
Outstanding site gives you a map of the battle, a detailed account of who attacked and when, even quotes from generals of the time!

The Revolutionary War: Causes and Major Battles
This site has it all!

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