Cornwallis defeated at Princeton (18 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

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

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 11 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. American War of Independence