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
Throughout the American Revolution, General George Washington often ...
During the winter of 1777 to 1778, Washington camped with his troops at Valley
.... The army's camp sat high on a plateau at the top of a series of hills that
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's Rules of Good Behavior ... General Washington led his
weary and demoralized army to Valley Forge a few miles away where they would
camp for the winter and prepare for battle with the return of warm weather. ... The
Americans the 'insurgents' as they were called - camped at Valley Forge; the ...
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
General Washington probably decided to move his troops to Valley Forge, ...
There were also foreign officers who spent the winter in Valley Forge. ...
Sometimes the British would capture the supply wagons headed for the Patriot
camps. ... Forge, on June 19, 1778, Commander In Chief General George
Washington and his ...
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
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, ...
BACKGROUND: In late November of 1779, General George Washington decided
that the Continental Army would return to a familiar location for winter camp.