Becoming Valley Forge — The Battle of Germantown, October 4, 1777 — Sheilah Vance

With the British marching into Philadelphia on September 23, 1777, General George Washington looked for an opportunity to attack and turn back the redcoats. Washington learned that British General William Howe had moved about 9000 redcoats to an outlying town called Germantown, which is now part of the City of Philadelphia. On this date in […]

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