For a list of numerous places and things that are named after this battle, see Bunker ..... The famous order "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes" was ...
Jun 21, 2007
Reputedly Israel Putnam passed on the order in these words: "Men, you are all
Just before the battle commenced, according to eyewitnesses, one of the
commanders ordered their men not to
The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17, 1775, mostly on and around Breed's Hill, during the Siege of Boston early in the American Revolutionary War.
May 21, 2007
The phrase "wait until you can see the white of their eyes" is woven in the fabric
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