Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'George Washington in the American Revolution': Battles of Lexington and Concord Commander-in-chief Continental Army American Revolutionary War George Washington Second Continental Congress June 14 John Adams Siege of Boston Fortification of Dorchester Heights Evacuation Day (Massachusetts) New York City New York and New Jersey campaign William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe August 27 Battle of Long Island East River Materiel Withdrawal (military) New Jersey 1776 Battle of Trenton December 25 Hessian (soldiers) Trenton, New Jersey Washington's crossing of the Delaware River Battle of Princeton John Burgoyne Philadelphia campaign Conway Cabal Horatio Gates 1777 Battle of Brandywine September 11 Battle of Germantown Battles of Saratoga Valley Forge Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben Battle of Monmouth Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War Battle of the Chesapeake 1781 October 17 Siege of Yorktown Treaty of Paris (1783) Conventional warfare Regular army Civilian control of the military Newburgh Conspiracy 1783