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importance of the campaign on the Delaware during the revolutionary war - 1777.

Isidor Paul Strittmatter

importance of the campaign on the Delaware during the revolutionary war - 1777.

by Isidor Paul Strittmatter

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Published in [Philadelphia? .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.),
  • Fort Mifflin (Philadelphia, Pa.),
  • Fort Mercer (N.J.)
    • Subjects:
    • Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
    • Fort Mifflin (Philadelphia, Pa.),
    • Fort Mercer (N.J.)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRevised with additions for the pilgrimage of the Medical Club of Philadelphia, June second, nineteen hundfred thirty-two [by] I.P. Strittmatter.
      ContributionsMedical Club of Philadelphia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE233 .S915
      The Physical Object
      Pagination61 p.
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6278784M
      LC Control Number32023039
      OCLC/WorldCa5112749

        Known as the turning point of the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Saratoga was fought on September 19th and October 7th in Its two battles are also known as the Battle of Freeman’s Farm and the Battle of Bemis Heights, from where they took place, in upstate New York near Saratoga. Brandywine, 11 September The campaign to seize Philadelphia, the second mayor phase of British strategy in , began in late July. S troops under Howe's command sailed from New York on 23 July and landed at Head of Elk .

      Pennsylvania was the site of key events and places related to the American state, and especially the city of Philadelphia, played a critical role in the American Revolution. Founding Father Robert Morris said, "You will consider Philadelphia, from its centrical situation, the extent of its commerce, the number of its artificers, manufactures and other circumstances, to be to the. It begins with Washington's soldiers hard at work erecting huts and preparing for the next campaign. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Volume 15 of the "Revolutionary War Series" documents a period that includes the Continental Army's last weeks at Valley Forge, the British evacuation of Philadelphia, and the Battle of Monmouth Court House.

      The Wilmington Campaign of , the last important Revolutionary War campaign in North Carolina, was directed toward removing the British enclave in Wilmington that had supported Loyalist depredations throughout the Cape Fear Valley and jeopardized the state government. In January a small British force commanded by the energetic Maj. James H. Craig of the . importance of the crossing of the Delaware and the Battle of Trenton to the Revolutionary cause. This lesson plan works well as part of a unit on the Revolutionary War. Students need to have a background on the causes of the war before beginning the lesson. They should know about the.


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Importance of the campaign on the Delaware during the revolutionary war - 1777 by Isidor Paul Strittmatter Download PDF EPUB FB2

The regiment would see action during the New York and New Jersey Campaign (), Northern Theater (–), Philadelphia CampaignDefense of the Carolinas, Greene's Campaign.

Southern Theater It took part in the following major battles: Battle of Long Island () Battle of White Plains () Battle of Trenton (). Staff from George Washington's Historic Mount Vernon recently had the opportunity to speak with Michael Harris, author of the new book, Brandywine: A Military History of the Battle that Lost Philadelphia but Saved America, Septem Michael shares his views about the Brandywine Campaign and its importance to the American Revolution.

December 21st to April – Wilmington, Delaware occupied by American General Smallwood. Also during this timeframe Captain Enoch Anderson, under orders of General Smallwood, helps defend the Wilmington area and south along the Delaware River from British warships. He actually assists even on board a rebel vessel in the river.

Outstanding. forms, the “Delaware Blues” served with great distinction in nearly every major campaign in the middle states and the south, and were widely admired for their bravery and military skill.

On the home front, Delawareans experienced the war firsthand dur - ing the Philadelphia campaign ofwhen British troops. The Philadelphia campaign (–) was a British initiative in the American Revolutionary War to gain control of Philadelphia, which was then the seat of the Second Continental h General William Howe, after unsuccessfully attempting to draw the Continental Army under General George Washington into a battle in northern New Jersey, embarked his Location: New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware.

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR RECORDS - DELAWARE. The revolutionary soldiers of Delaware. Vol Reel - American Revolutionary War Service Records; Soldiers--United States--Registers - Delaware, First Battalion (New Castle County) Second Battalion, Militia Second Regiment, Militia Second Regiment (New Castle County), Militia: A -G: Compiled.

The American Revolutionary War’s Campaign for New York and New Jersey, March –January On Mathe month colonists’ Siege of Boston ended when the British troops and their dependants evacuated the town of Boston. Congress. The Delaware tax lists that provide evidence of Patriotic Service for the Sons of the American Revolution must date between and inclusive.

Every state tax levied by Delaware from throughsupported the War, including some that addressed a request of the Continental Size: KB. The Battles of Saratoga were two battles, fought 18 days apart inand are considered a turning point in the Revolutionary War. When they were over, British Gen.

John Burgoyne and his army of nearly 6, a result, France recognized America’s independence and entered the war as an American ally. The American Revolutionary War (–), also known as the American War of Independence, was fought primarily between the Kingdom of Great Britain and her Thirteen Colonies in America, resulting in the overthrow of British rule in the colonies and the establishment of the United States of on: Eastern North America, Caribbean Sea.

Good article but the title indicated all Revolutionary War on the Delaware River. However no mention of the Battle of Minisink at the convergence of the Delaware and Lackawaxen Rivers where where British Col.

Joseph Brandt dealt the Patriots an ugly defeat and their bodies lay for 30 years on the remote battlefield before being recovered and buried with Author: Kim Burdick. At the Battle of Cowpens in South Carolina on Januduring the Revolutionary War (), American troops under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan () routed British forces.

McIntosh’s original grant from Congress, originally near $1, and later reduced to $, was for the reduction of Detroit. Detroit was key to the British strategy to use local Native Americans as insurgents against an American interior front during the Revolutionary War.

Journal of the American Revolution is the leading source of knowledge about the American Revolution and Founding Era. We feature smart, groundbreaking research and well-written narratives from expert writers.

Our work has been featured by the New York Times, TIME magazine, History Channel, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian, Mental Floss, NPR, and more. [91] CHAPTER 5 An Army for the War: Most Continental enlistments expired on 31 December Congress and Washington hoped to avoid a recurrence of the problems of the previous winter by beginning their preparations for reorganizing the Continental Army during the early fall of George Washington (Febru – Decem ) commanded the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War (–).

After serving as President of the United States ( to ), he briefly was in charge of a new army in Washington, despite his youth, played a major role in the frontier wars against the French and Indians in the s and e/branch: Continental Army.

out of 5 stars Essays on Delaware during the Civil War: A Political, Military and Social Perspective Reviewed in the United States on March 4, Tom Ryan is an exquisite story teller and has captured both me and my wife in exploring the aspects of the Civil War more deeply, not only Delaware's role but the whole of the war/5(5).

A timeline of George Washington's military and political career during the American Revolution, Attends meetings in Alexandria, Virginia, which address the growing conflict between the Colonies and Parliament.

Washington co-authors with George Mason the Fairfax County Resolves, which protest the British "Intolerable Acts"--punitive.

George Washington’s bold crossing of the Delaware River was part of his attack on the Hessian forces at Trenton. 10 Facts about Washington and the Revolution. General George Washington was central in securing America's independence during the Revolutionary War.

Spying & Espionage. Spies and spycraft played an important role in the American. The Battle of Saratoga occurred in during the Revolutionary War. It was a decisive victory for the Continental Army and a crucial turning point in the war. In the summer ofBritish General William Howe launched what he believed would be the decisive campaign of the war.

His goal was to capture Philadelphia, capital of the new nation. On our first day we will begin with a visit to Brandywine battlefield, where the British decisively defeated Washington’s army on Septem   "Trenton and Princeton " is an Osprey Campaign Series book and a good one.

Author David Bonk provides an exciting narrative of Washington's daring crossing of the Delaware for a Christmas night attack on a Hessian garrison at Trenton/5(17).American Revolution, –83, struggle by which the Thirteen Colonies on the Atlantic seaboard of North America won independence from Great Britain and became the United States.

It is also called the American War of Independence. Causes and Early Troubles By the middle of the 18th cent., differences in life, thought, and interests had developed between the mother country and .