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Valley Forge

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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...

What location served as washingtons winter quarters in 1777 to ...

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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.

Washington leads troops into winter quarters at Valley Forge - Dec ...

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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 [ushistory.org]

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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 was ...

The History Place - American Revolution: An Unlikely Victory 1777 ...

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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  ...

Washington's Generals and the Decision to Quarter at Valley Forge ...

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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 study.

Valley Forge - December 19, 1777 to June 19, 1778

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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 Forge.

The Revolutionary Army at Valley Forge - Boundless

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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 the ...

The Continental Army at Valley Forge, 1777 - EyeWitness to History

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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 Forge.

US History Timeline: War of Independence

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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 ...

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Where were Washington's winter quarters in 1777 - Answers.com

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Valley Forge. ... Where did Americans spend a winter during 1777-1778? ... What is the name of the location that served as Washington's winter quarters in 1777 ...

Continental Army enters winter camp at Valley Forge - Dec 19, 1777 ...

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The particularly severe winter of 1777-1778 proved to be a great trial for the American army, and .... Washington leads troops into winter quarters at Valley Forge.

Revolutionary War - Winter in New Jersey

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The Winter of 1777-1778 was spent at Valley Forge after a successful British invasion ... After Princeton the American army went into winter quarters in New Jersey. ... Washington again decided upon Morristown for his winter encampment and on .... The Ford Mansion, located in Morristown National Historic Park, served as ...