The Patriot Resource - American Revolution

British General Thomas Gage
Thomas Gage
Born: 1721; Firle, Sussex, England
Died: April 2, 1787; Portland, England

Commander-in-Chief of the British Army in America: 1763-1775

April 14 - Thomas Gage receives orders from London to take decisive action again the rebellion.
April 19 - Thomas Gage orders munitions and supplies at Concord, Massachusetts seized.
April 19 - Skirmishes at Lexington and Concord. The American Revolutionary War begins.
June 12 - Thomas Gage offers to pardon all rebels but Samuel Adams and John Hancock.
June 17 - Thomas Gage orders Maj. General William Howe to take Breed's Hill.
September 26 - Thomas Gage receives orders to return to England.
October 10 - Thomas Gage surrenders his command to Maj. General William Howe.
November 14 - Thomas Gage arrives in London.

April 18 - Thomas Gage is officially informed of his removal from command in America.

April - Thomas Gage returns to active duty by serving on General Jeffrey Amherst's staff.

April - Thomas Gage is appointed colonel of the 17th light dragoons.
November 20 - Thomas Gage is promoted to full General.

- Thomas Gage is transferred to the 11th dragoons.

April 2 - Thomas Gage dies in Portland, England.

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