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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 to put down mutinies both in .... A small residual force remained at West Point and some frontier outposts until Congress ...


The autumn of 1776 was the lowest of several very bad times for the Continental Army. The year had begun well.


While Howe's forces settled into winter quarters in Philadelphia, the Continental Army went into winter quarters at Valley Forge. There, the army faced ...


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.


An eyewitness account of the ordeal of the Continental Army at Valley Forge. ... The Beginning of the French Revolution, 1789 ... The winter of 1777-8 was the low point of America's struggle for independence. ... The War for Independence would last another five years, but a major victory of the spirit had been won during the ...


The year 1780 was perhaps the lowest point in the American struggle to win ... overland to join up with the Continental Army near White Plains, New York.


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 ...


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.


The American Revolution. 11f. Washington at Valley Forge. Valley Forge Cold, hunger, and sickness marked the Continental Army's stay at Valley Forge in ... American spirits reached a low point during the harsh winter of 1777-78.


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.