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This Day in Boston History
March 25th, 1776
day the Continental Congress voted to create a medal for Washington
after his amazing victory on Dorchester Neck. The award was made in
France, and was presented in 1786 after the war.
Washington bombarded British occupied Boston for two days as a diversion,
then took 3000 soldiers to Dorchester neck, built 2 forts overnight,
and began a second artillery attack, forcing the British to evacuate
Boston by sea.