Recounts the devastating September 11, 1777, Revolutionary War battle, in which British forces defeated Washington's troops near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, leaving Philadelphia open to British occupation. Discusses weapons, tactics, and officers, and concludes with a tour of the park and the headquarters of Washington and Lafayette.Pennsylvania Trail of History Guide Thomas J. McGuire, Craig A. Benner, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission ... Finally, Washington sent a corps of eight hundred men, composed of Maxwella#39;s Light Infantry Corps, some Continental Light Dragoons, and companies of ... THE BRITISH STRATEGY By the time of the Battle of Brandywine, Sir William Howe had been commander in chief ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Brandywine Battlefield Park|
|Author||:||Thomas J. McGuire, Craig A. Benner, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Publisher||:||Stackpole Books - 2001|