In June 1775 William Prescott and his troops marched up to the top of Bunker and Breed’s hill Union spies had heard the British were attacking these hills tomorrow. Prescot and his men started building walls and other fortifications. They had made a wall 7 feet tall out of logs and dirt. Then they made a trench a staggering 130 feet long. Then they put up cannons that we’re going to protect boston and it’s port. The next morning the British attacked they sent their first wave of 1000 men William Prescott Said don’t shoot until you see the whites of their eyes the Colonist shot when the British were within 15 yards of them. Nobody knows who fired the first shot on the american side.Instantly British we’re dropping dead within the next half and hour the British retreated. A few hours later a second wave of British soldiers charged the Colonist they put up a fight but the Colonist used there high ground advantage and wiped the British out. At the very end of the day the British sent there third and final wave of troops this time when they charged they didn’t get shot at the american gun remained silent they had no gunpowder left to shoot. Once the British got to the forts the Colonist fought with bayonets but we’re no match for the British muskets William Prescott ordered to retreat while they we’re running he sadly got shot in the back and died.The next morning Americans and British counted their casualties. The British had 300 dead men and 850 wounded.The Colonist had 150 dead men and 300 wounded.Even though the British took the hills they had taken and huge blow while the American suffered less than half what they did.During the battle ships were fighting in the harbor the css Birmingham was fighting 2 British war ships it sunk 1 of them and did heavy damage to the other but had to run due to its own damage and leaks the remaining British warship open fired on bunker hill. The men on the hill we’re now getting shot at from 2 sides. In the boston harbor men shot at the british warship with cannons a few hours before the battle ended they sunk it after it got close enough. When The British beat the men on Bunker And Breed’s hill they could possibly take control over boston the colonist biggest city and most valuable supply port. So extra minute men were called in to boston.Today you can go to Bunker and Breed’s hill and see the remains of the fort on the hills you also will see scaterd guns and cannonballs there is a monument their to honor the soldiers who lost their lives fighting for our independence.Today you can go to Bunker and Breed’s hill and see the remains of the fort on the hills you also will see scaterd guns and cannonballs there is a monument their to honor the soldiers who lost their lives fighting for our independence.