Valley Forge was the military camp 18 miles northwest of Philadelphia where the
American ... General George Washington sought quarters for his men with winter
almost setting in, and with greatly dim...
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.
Washington at Valley Forge. ... American spirits reached a low point during the
harsh winter of 1777-78. ... grew privately disgusted at the lack of commitment of
his so-called patriot fighters. ... or other kind of flesh, for the use of this army, to be
at camp in the course of a ... George Washington, letter to George Clinton (Feb.
George Washington at Valley Forge on horses. Washington ... Valley Forge was
where the American Continental Army made camp during the winter of 1777-
1778. It was here ... Valley Forge is often called the birthplace of the American
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
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
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
BACKGROUND: In late November of 1779, General George Washington decided
that the Continental Army would return to a familiar location for winter camp.
Attendants include Patrick Henry, George Washington, Sam Adams and .... as
most of the 55 members of Congress place their names on the parchment copy.
.... Washington faces a serious threat of mutiny at his winter camp in Morristown, ...