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Valley Forge was the military camp 18 miles (29 km) northwest of Philadelphia where the American Continental Army spent the winter of 1777–78 during the ...


On this day in History, Washington leads troops into winter quarters at Valley Forge on Dec 19, 1777. Learn more about what happened today on History.


American spirits reached a low point during the harsh winter of 1777-78. British troops had marched triumphantly into Philadelphia the previous autumn.


In December, 1777, General George Washington moved the Continental Army to their winter quarters at Valley Forge. Though Revolutionary forces had secured ...


Even under the most trying conditions, including his army's winter encampments, Washington remained with his soldiers. The March to Valley Forge by William ...


Mar 9, 2017 ... Valley Forge was the encampment for Gen. George Washington's Continental Army during the winter of 1777/78 and saw privation and ...


Aug 25, 2016 ... Entry on the time the Continental Army spent in Valley Forge during the Winter of 1777-1778.


An eyewitness account of the ordeal of the Continental Army at Valley Forge. ... T he winter of 1777-8 was the low point of America's struggle for independence.


As winter descended upon Pennsylvania in 1777, General George Washington chose Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, some eighteen miles west of Philadelphia as  ...