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Engagement at the North Bridge, Battle of Concord

Engagement at the North Bridge, Battle of Concord

After a Lexington skirmish with American militiamen, British troops marched to Concord. They met waiting colonials at the North Bridge.

Ralph Waldo Emerson described this battle as "the shot heard round the world."


Media Credits

Hand-colored engraving. Originally published, 1775. Amos Doolittle (engraver) and Ralph Earl (artist).

This is the third of four Doolittle Engravings of the battles at Lexington and Concord, 1775.

 

Image online, courtesy the U.S. Library of Congress.

 

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