Cornwallis defeated at Princeton

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

On 3 January, General Washington defeated Lord Cornwallis at Princeton. The Continental Congress thereafter adopted the Stars and Stripes.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Cornwallis defeated at Princeton". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5919, accessed 26 November 2014.]


Related Groups

  1. American War of Independence