Revolutionary War Battle



Battle Summary
Details Stats Colonists/Allies British/Allies
Name: Shelling of Stonington Total Forces:
Date(s): 08/30/1775 Killed: 2
Location: Stonington, Connecticut Wounded:
Duration (days): 1 Captured:
Victory: British Total Ships: 1
Col./Ally Cmdr.: Ships Lost:
Brit./Ally Cmdr.: Sir James Wallace Ships 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.