Valley Forge was the military camp in southeastern Pennsylvania approximately
20 miles (30 ... General George Washington sought quarters for his men with
winter almost setting in, and with greatly d...
With the onset of the bitter winter cold, the Continental Army under General
George Washington, still in the field, enters its winter camp at Valley Forge, 22
During the winter of 1777 to 1778, Washington camped with his troops at ... The
army's camp sat high on a plateau at the top of a series of hills that protected it.
Valley Forge is often called the birthplace of the American Army. ... George
Washington chose to make the winter camp at Valley Forge for several reasons.
Jan 22, 2013 ... George Washington's Winter at Valley Forge 1777-1778 . January ... He
prescribed that platoons should camp by battalions. ... my names Jeff.
Weather historians agree that the Morristown winter of 1779-1780 was the worst
winter of the ... For most of the soldiers at Valley Forge it was their first winter
camp with the army. ... What happened to the original huts? ... 30 Washington
To oppose them, General George Washington marched his 12,000-man army
from ... some type of winter campaign aimed at dislodging the British from the
capital against ... While the soldiers who entered camp on December 19, 1777,
were not ... and honor by enlisting in the regiments of the states they now called
WINTER So Washington's challenge is to keep his volunteer, untrained, and
often ... And then the worst the worst smallpox outbreak in US history hits his
BACKGROUND: In late November of 1779, General George Washington decided
that the Continental Army would return to a familiar location for winter camp.
Once George Washington assumed command of the Continental Army, however,
... was at a standstill, the General asked Martha to join him at his winter
encampment. Every year she made the arduous journey to his camp, whether it
was at ...