Campaigns from Late 1776-77

October 1776 - October 1777

WHITE PLAINS- In October 1776, General Howe caught Washington's army at White Plains, N.Y. Howe won the victory, but Washington managed to escape with his army.

TRENTON AND PRINCETON- On December 26, 1776,, Washington secretly ferried his men across the Delaware River and surprised the Hessians stationed at Trenton New Jersey. Close to 1,000 Germans were taken prisoner. Badly needed supplies were also captured.

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