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September 11, 1777: Washington's Defeat at Brandywine Dooms Philadelphia

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The Battle of Brandywine was the largest land battle of the American Revolution and the major conflict of the Philadelphia campaign that ended with Washington's army spending a hard winter at Valley Forge. Brandywine was also the first battle for a young French volunteer, the Marquis de Lafayette. Lafayette suffered a leg wound during the conflict. British Captain Patrick Ferguson's new invention, a breech-loading rifle, was also used for the first time at Brandywine. Ferguson had a chance to alter history that day as he had Washington in the sights of his weapon but declined to fire upon the brave Washington.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781572493421
Publisher:
White Mane Publishing Company
Subject:
Military - United States
Author:
Mowday, Bruce Edward
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
Brandywine, Battle of, Pa., 1777
Subject:
US History-Revolution and Constitution Era
Publication Date:
20050931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.72x6.04x.71 in. .93 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Military » American Revolution
History and Social Science » Military » US Military » General
History and Social Science » US History » Revolution and Constitution Era

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