Saturday, December 3, 2022

Today in
American Revolutionary War History

1776 - In Trenton, NJ, General George Washington wrote to Congress to report that he had transported much of the Continental Army's stores and baggage across the Delaware River to Pennsylvania.

1776 - General George Washington received a letter from his second-in-command General Charles Lee. The letter reported that Lee was about to cross into New York near Peekskill.

1777 - Philadelphia housewife and nurse Lydia Darragh gave information to Colonel Thomas Craig that she had overheard from the British the previous day. The information was that the British were planning a surprise attack on George Washington's army the next day at Whitemarsh, PA.

Revolutionary War Quote

"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy."
John Adams

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