Revolutionary War — Northern Campaign-Valley Forge

1777–1777. Winter.

Valley Forge, near Philadephia.

Valley Forge was one of eight winter encampments for the Continental Army. In September of 1777, Congress fled Philadelphia after the British captured the city. George Washington’s troops of some twelve-thousand men spent six months at this location, amid a supply crisis, disease, and malnutrition. Soldiers were enlisted and discharged at this camp.

Source: Hero Imprints by Jeannette Holland Austin (2021).

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Jeannette Holland Austin

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Author of 100+ genealogy books. Owner of 8 genealogy websites available by subscription. https://georgiapioneers.com/subscribe/subscribe.html

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