The horror of the Paoli Massacre, 9/21/1777 & commemorating it 9/24/2016 at the site — Sheilah Vance

On this day in 1777, around midnight, British General Lord Grey and his troops performed a barbaric attack on Paoli’s General Anthony Wayne and his troops as the patriots waited in a Paoli farm hoping to ambush the British who were camped in nearby Tredyffrin. Using only their bayonets, 53 patriots were killed and over […]

via The horror of the Paoli Massacre, 9/21/1777 & commemorating it 9/24/2016 at the site — Sheilah Vance

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