In 1776, just six months after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, George Washington and the new American Army were on the verge of utter destruction at the banks of the Delaware River. The American Revolution was imperil.
Rather than submit to defeat, Washington and his small band of soldiers crossed the ice-choked river and attacked the Hessian garrison at Trenton, New Jersey on the day after Christmas in 1777.
The surprise attack was followed by successful actions along the Assunpink Creek and at Princeton. [Read more…] about Battles of Trenton, Princeton Virtual Lecture Aug 6th