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"Our Leaders March with Fuzes..." by Tunamelt2, via Flickr

"Our Leaders March with Fuzes..." by Tunamelt2, via Flickr

Fort Washington was attacked by the British on November 16, 1776. John Corbin, an artilleryman, was in charge of firing a small cannon at the top of a ridge. During an assault by the Hessians, John was killed, leaving his cannon unmanned. His wife Margaret, after witnessing his death, immediately took his place at the cannon. She fired away until her arm, chest, and jaw were hit by enemy fire. The British won the Battle, and Margret, was treated as a wounded soldier & paroled.

Fort Washington was attacked by the British on November 16, 1776. John Corbin, an artilleryman, was in charge of firing a small cannon at the top of a ridge. During an assault by the Hessians, John was killed, leaving his cannon unmanned. His wife Margaret, after witnessing his death, immediately took his place at the cannon. She fired away until her arm, chest, and jaw were hit by enemy fire. The British won the Battle, and Margret, was treated as a wounded soldier & paroled.

Your ringside seat to history - from the Ancient World to the present. History through the eyes of those who lived it, presented by Ibis Communications, Inc. a digital publisher of educational programming.

Your ringside seat to history - from the Ancient World to the present. History through the eyes of those who lived it, presented by Ibis Communications, Inc. a digital publisher of educational programming.

North Bridge where "the shot heard 'round the world" that started the American Revolution happened. Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts.

North Bridge where "the shot heard 'round the world" that started the American Revolution happened. Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts.

The Battle of Trenton took place on the morning of 12/26/1776, during the Revolutionary War, after General George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River north of Trenton, New Jersey. The hazardous crossing in adverse weather made it possible for Washington to lead the main body of the Continental Army against Hessian soldiers garrisoned at Trenton. After a brief battle, nearly the entire Hessian force was captured, with negligible losses to the Americans.

The Battle of Trenton took place on the morning of 12/26/1776, during the Revolutionary War, after General George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River north of Trenton, New Jersey. The hazardous crossing in adverse weather made it possible for Washington to lead the main body of the Continental Army against Hessian soldiers garrisoned at Trenton. After a brief battle, nearly the entire Hessian force was captured, with negligible losses to the Americans.

Whatever the hell it is you do in Monticello: OKAY BUT THE GUY IN THE BACK'S FACE!!!

Whatever the hell it is you do in Monticello: OKAY BUT THE GUY IN THE BACK'S FACE!!!

Sept - Oct 1781, The Battle of Yorktown, also known as the Siege of Yorktown.  General George Washington's defeat of Lord Cornwallis's British army, causing the British to surrender and ending the American Revolutionary War.  The British were being defeated by the American colonists, causing the British government to negotiate an end to the American Revolution, giving colonists their freedom.

Sept - Oct 1781, The Battle of Yorktown, also known as the Siege of Yorktown. General George Washington's defeat of Lord Cornwallis's British army, causing the British to surrender and ending the American Revolutionary War. The British were being defeated by the American colonists, causing the British government to negotiate an end to the American Revolution, giving colonists their freedom.

Victory or Death: The Battles of Trenton and Princeton, December 25, 1776-january 3, 1777

Victory or Death: The Battles of Trenton and Princeton, December 25, 1776-january 3, 1777 (Paperback)

Victory or Death: The Battles of Trenton and Princeton, December 25, 1776-january 3, 1777

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Colonal Tavington the U.S. calvary is coming for you!!!! Fire the house and barns ;-) #usa #america #americanrevolution #1776 #liberty #patriot #british #unionjack #soldier #war #battle #revolution #revwar #1812 #tinsoldier #figurine #handmade #etsy #handpainted #giftideas #horse #gifts #giftsforhim #colonial #bayonet #18thcentury #calvary #freedelivery #melgibson #soldier

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