American Revolution: Battles
While a tactical success for the British, General Howe failed to finish off the rebelling colonial army.
The Americans successfully defended Charleston Harbor against superior numbers.
An American defeat, this battle however served to increase colonial army morale.
A major loss for the British presaging the final defeat at Yorktown.
While the colonists were defeated, the British failed to take advantage of the situation and were stuck in Canada through the winter of 1776.