Valley Forge was the military camp in southeastern Pennsylvania, approximately
20 miles (30 km) northwest of Philadelphia, where the American Continental
Army spent the winter of 1777–78 durin...
Valley Forge ... Where did Americans spend a winter during 1777-1778? valley
forge ... Washington's army spent the winter of 1777-1778 in Valley Forge, Pa.
On this day in History, Washington leads troops into winter quarters at Valley
Forge on Dec ... On this day in 1777, commander of the Continental Army George
Washington, the ... who served as quartermaster general, relieving Washington of
the duty of ... In March 1778, Washington led his troops, their bodies and supplies
Washington at Valley Forge. ... American spirits reached a low point during the
harsh winter of 1777-78. ... beaten, hungry and sick army to Valley Forge, a
location about 20 miles northwest of ... Head Quarters, Valley Forge, February 16,
1778 ... This Prussian drill instructor served Frederick the Great of Prussia, who
Washington then establishes winter quarters at Morristown, New Jersey. ... April
27, 1777 - American troops under Benedict Arnold defeat the British at Ridgefield
... sent back to England after swearing not serve again in the war against America
. ... March 16, 1778 - A Peace Commission is created by the British Parliament to
John Pancake, in 1777: The Year of the Hangman, asserts that Washington's ...
The council at that time may have discussed locations, but not extensively. ...
Whitemarsh was excellently situated to serve as a base for covering the ... He
ordered the generals to put their views on winter quarters in writing for his further
The Patriot Army had lost the Battle at Brandywine on September 11, 1777 and
the Battle of ... General Washington probably decided to move his troops to
Valley Forge, ... white, but there were some blacks and Indians to serve with the
Continental Army. There were also foreign officers who spent the winter in Valley
General George Washington and his army made camp at Valley Forge from ...
was the site of Washington's winter quarters from December 1777 to June 1778.
... winter. This location was chosen to protect the interior of Pennsylvania from the
British. ... Camp Followers often served as laundresses, cleaning and mending
General Washington led his weary and demoralized army to Valley Forge a few
... crowded quarters, Washington's army of approximately 12,000 suffered from a
lack of ... On June 19, 1778 the British abandoned Philadelphia and marched
back to ... a major victory of the spirit had been won during the winter at Valley
January 3, 1777 - A second victory for Washington as his troops defeat the British
at ... Washington then establishes winter quarters at Morristown, New Jersey. ...
sent back to England after swearing not serve again in the war against America.
... August 8, 1778 - American land forces and French ships attempt to conduct a ...