image is a vivid one. Citizen soldiers, wearing three cornered
hats, fight Britain's red-coated soldiers. A painting of the
battle of Lexington by William B. Wollen, made over a century
after the event, is firmly etched in the popular imagination.
1: But what actually happened at the battle of Lexington
three accounts of the clash, and describe the differences in
Which accounts are pro-patriot and which are pro-British, and
how do the accounts differ?