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Battle of Long Island
Part of the American Revolutionary War
BattleofLongisland
The Delaware Regiment at the Battle of Long Island.
Date August 27, 1776
Location Brooklyn, Long Island, New York
Result Decisive British victory
Belligerents
Grand Union Flag United States Union flag 1606 (Kings Colors) Great Britain
Flag of Hesse Hessians
Commanders
George Washington,
Israel Putnam,
William Alexander
William Howe,
Charles Cornwallis,
Henry Clinton
Strength
10,000[1] 20,000[2]
Casualties and losses
300 killed
1,000 captured[3]
64 killed
293 wounded
31 missing[4]