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Continental Army

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The Continental Army was formed by the Second Continental Congress after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War .... Popular support for the war reached an all-time low, and Washington had t...

Revolutionary War: Groping Toward Peace 1781-1783 - American ...

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The year 1781 was momentous for the American Revolution. ... witnessed perhaps the low point of American morale during the Revolution. ... by the combined forces of Washington's Continental Army and the French army and French fleet.

George Washington during the crisis of the American Revolution in ...

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The waning days of 1776 were the low point of the American Revolution and it ... the day Tudor wrote to Delia, Washington's army crossed the Delaware River ...

Revolutionary War - George Washington Experience home page.

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The retreat was a low point in the Revolutionary War for the Continental Army. Washington's force was too small to defend the inhabitants of New Jersey. With no ...

The Battle of Saratoga - A Major Turning Point Of The Revolutionary ...

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The turning point in the Revolutionary War began as a plan by the British to ... By the time Burgoyne reached Fort Edward, they were running low on supplies. ... Washington's Continental Army retreated to York and prevented Howe from ...

Washington at Valley Forge [ushistory.org]

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The American Revolution · Share Your ... Cold, hunger, and sickness marked the Continental Army's stay at Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. Today, Valley ... American spirits reached a low point during the harsh winter of 1777-78. British troops ...

At Turning Point In History, Valley Forge Was The Pivot Montco ...

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Feb 19, 1995 ... Because of the Continental Army's wretched winter encampment at Valley ... The personal revolution of George Washington ... for the British during the war, and it was the low point for Washington and his army," said Weigley.

Revolutionary War - July 1780

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The American Revolution Month-by-Month July 1780 ... realize that in July of 1780 the Continental Army, Congress, and the very life of the new nation ... Not only was morale in the standing army low, but economic conditions in the United ... his command in Philadelphia and would be given command of the fort at West Point.

America's Worst Winter Ever | HistoryNet

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Feb 4, 2010 ... In January 1780, fighting in the Revolutionary War came to a ... The climatic conditions the Continental Army faced at Valley Forge and ... If Valley Forge was the low point of the war, the story went, it was also the turning point.

US History Timeline: War of Independence

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An unordered 'shot heard around the world' begins the American Revolution. .... Congress appoints him as a major general in the Continental Army. ... Washington sets up headquarters at West Point, New York. ... The British, low on supplies, are forced to steal from any Americans they encounter, thus enraging them.

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Winter at Valley Forge in American Revolution

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The winter of 1777-1778 may have been the low point of the Revolutionary War for George Washington and the Continental Army. After the Battles of ...

The Continental Army at Valley Forge, 1777 - EyeWitness to History

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An eyewitness account of the ordeal of the Continental Army at Valley Forge. ... The Beginning of the French Revolution, 1789 · The Execution of ... The winter of 1777-8 was the low point of America's struggle for independence. ... He arrived at Valley Forge in December 1777 and published his observations after the war:.

The Revolutionary War - Digital History

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At several points in the Revolution, it seemed likely that the American patriots would ... Even though the British defeated a Continental army at Brandywine Creek in ... The year 1780 represented one of the lowest points in the patriot cause.