Revolutionary War Battle

 

 

Battle Summary
DetailsStatsColonists/AlliesBritish/Allies
Name:Shelling of StoningtonTotal Forces:
Date(s):08/30/1775Killed:2
Location:Stonington, ConnecticutWounded:
Duration (days):1Captured:
Victory:BritishTotal Ships:1
Col./Ally Cmdr.:Ships Lost:
Brit./Ally Cmdr.:Sir James WallaceShips Captured:

 

Stonington repulsed two British naval bombardments. One, during the American Revolution, was a desultory bombardment by Sir James Wallace in the frigate HMS Rose on August 30, 1775.

 

Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stonington,_Connecticut, http://worldhistoryproject.org/1775/8/30/shelling-of-stonington