British force captures Savannah, Georgia

(30 words)

Historical Context Note

On the 29th of December, 1778, the British Army defeated the Continental Army in the Battle of Savannah, Georgia, allowing them to capture the city. The British held Savannah until July 1782.

Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.

Related Groups

  1. American War of Independence