Washington crosses the Delaware (23 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


On 25-26 December, George Washington led his army across the Delaware River in Pennsylvania and defeated the Hessian enemy at Trenton New Jersey.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "Washington crosses the Delaware". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5918, accessed 29 October 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. American War of Independence