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Defences of Philadelphia in 1777.

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Published by Historical printing club in Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHistorical Printing Club (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE233 .F71
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 300 p.
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23410956M
    LC Control Number12020989

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book of the Board of War, printed on pageto be an important record because of the light it throws upon one of the lead ing actors in the Author: Worthington C. Ford, Worthington Chauncey Ford. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Defences of Philadelphia in Ford, Worthington Chauncey, ed.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Worthington Chauncey Ford. The Story of the Philadelphia Campaign.

It is September The War for American Independence, in its second year, is in an uneasy stalemate. The Continental Army, led by General George Washington, scored two successes in late with victories at Trenton and British however, under General Sir William Howe, control New York City.

The Philadelphia campaign (–) was a British initiative in the American Revolutionary War to gain control of Philadelphia, which was then the seat of the Second Continental h General William Howe, after unsuccessfully attempting to draw the Continental Army under General George Washington into a battle in northern New Jersey, embarked his Location: New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware.

Howe finally opened the Philadelphia campaign on J when he loa men on a fleet of ships commanded by Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Richard Howe. On the 25th of July the fleet sailed.

The fleet was plagued with problems from the start. Collisions between ships, storms and shortages of food, water and fodder decreased. North of the city.”[2] “Engineers begun to mark out the defences several new boats discovered.”[3] “A Survey of the City of Philadelphia & it’s Environs & several Batteries & Works constructed thereon, 15 December ” Surveyed and drawn by P.

Nicole; Annotated by John Montresor. Source: Library of CongressAuthor: Bob Ruppert. But, as Stephen Taaffe reveals, the Philadelphia Campaign marked a turning point in the American Revolution despite these setbacks.

American fortunes were at a low point in the winter of The British had beaten the Continental Army at Brandywine and Germantown, seized the colonial capital of Philadelphia, and driven Washington's /5. Winner of the American Revolution Round Table of Richmond Book Award—“An impressive interpretation of the battle” (Arthur S.

Lefkowitz, author of Benedict Arnold’s Army). Long overshadowed by the stunning American victory at Saratoga, the complex British campaign that defeated George Washington’s colonial army and led to the capture of the capital city of /5(78). American fortunes were at a low point in the winter of The British had beaten the Continental Army at Brandywine and Germantown, seized the colonial capital of Philadelphia, and driven Washington's soldiers into barren Valley Forge.

But, as Stephen Taaffe reveals, the Philadelphia Campaign marked a turning point in the American Revolution despite these 4/5(1). The Pennsylvania Associators, likes. Organized 7 December at Philadelphia, the Military Association, or Associators, served Pennsylvania in the absence of a militia law until 17 Followers: Filed under: Chestnut Hill, Battle of, Philadelphia, Pa., Historical events in the vicinity of Philadelphia, participated in by the Scotch-Irish in the latter part of the year Also a brief account of Braddock's defeat in the French and Indian war,   Book Review: Brandywine: A Military History of the Battle that Lost Philadelphia but Saved America, Septem by Michael C.

Harris (Savas Beatie, ). Author Harris was a former Brandywine Battlefield Museum educator and battlefield guide who quickly became frustrated with a lack of ready sources with which to explain this important battle.8/   Finalist,Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Book Award Winner,American Revolution Round Table of Richmond Book Award "Brandywine Creek calmly meanders through the Pennsylvania countryside today, but on Septemit served as the scenic backdrop for the largest battle of the American Revolution, one that encompassed /5.

In the summer ofBritish General William Howe launched what he believed would be the decisive campaign of the war. His goal was to capture Philadelphia, capital of the new nation. On our first day we will begin with a visit to Brandywine battlefield, where the British decisively defeated Washington’s army on Septem Arrival of British in Chesapeake Bay—The army to move on Philadelphia.

To the President of Congress, August 23d. Army on the march—Will go through Philadelphia—Defences of the city. To the President of Congress, August 25th. Disposition of the army—Stores at the Head of Elk. To the President of Congress, August 27th.

The Harbor Defenses of the Delaware was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command. It coordinated the coast defenses of the Delaware River estuary from tobeginning with the Endicott included both coast artillery forts and underwater areas protected included the cities of Philadelphia, Camden, and Branch: United States Army Coast Artillery Corps.

Defences of Philadelphia in (Brooklyn, N.Y., Historical printing club, ), by Worthington Chauncey Ford (page images at HathiTrust) The life of Israel Putnam, major-general in the Army of the American Revolution / compiled from the best authorities by William Cutter.

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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 24 Full view - Philadelphia Z These antique maps and atlases are part of the Historic Map Works, Residential Genealogy™ historical map collection, the largest digital collection of rare, ancient, old, historical, cadastral and antiquarian maps of its type.

Philadelphia on the Defense. As war crept up on Philadelphia inthe city's leaders and residents prepared for a potential invasion by British forces. In this excerpt from Philadelphia: A Year History, we see how the year's events led an uneasy population to shore up their defenses — and eventually flee.

Buy a cheap copy of The Philadelphia Campaign, book by Stephen R. Taaffe. American fortunes were at a low point in the winter of The British had beaten the Continental Army at Brandywine and Germantown, seized the 4/5(1).

Philadelphia County Revolutionary War Militia 1st Battalion, Commanding Officers: Col. Daniel Hiester ; 5th Battalion, Commanding Officers. Having said this, he then begins a detailed account of the campaign and battle of Brandywine, which covered most of the first eight months of So Harris uses five chapters to discuss the strategic situation, British plans, and their movement to the Chesapeake in a bid to outflank Philadelphia from the south, covering from January through.

The Defense of the Delaware River Philadelphia campaign, When the British moved by sea to attack Philadelphia, they landed at the head of the Chesapeake bay at Head of Elk, and moved over land towards Philadelphia. Washington tried to stop them at Brandywine, but was out maneuvered and defeated.

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Governor Thomas PownalPs Description of the Streets and the Main Roads about Philadelphia, Defences of Philadelphia in By Worthington Chauncey Ford.

[Concluded.) Extracts from the Letter-Books of Lieutenant Enos Eeeves, of the Pennsylvania Line. By John B. Reeves. [Concluded.) 72,Some Eecent Books on Pennsylvania History. By Charles J. Stille 86 The Bethlehem Ferry, By John W. Jordan Boone. Defences of Philadelphia in by Worthington Chauncey Ford: Defense Supply Center Philadelphia: General and Industrial Directorate: The Defense Supply Center Philadelphia: Troop Support, Medical, Subsistence, Clothing & Textiles, Construction & Equipment: The Delaware Bay and River Defenses of Philadelphia by John W.

Jackson. Philadelphia's shipyards turned out small and large vessels for military purposes. The entire Pennsylvania militia navy, which answered to the province, was created in Philadelphia's shipyards.

In March ofa foundry opened on the waterfront opposite Old Swedes Church to produce brass cannon.4/4(1). Historical events from year Learn about 46 famous, scandalous and important events that happened in or search by date or keyword. Philadelphia County PA Military Records.

USA (1,) > Pennsylvania Militia absentee returns for Philadelphia City, Family History Library National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Ancestry. Orderly book, Family History Library. Yet, the Battle of Brandywine has been eclipsed by the history that followed shortly thereafter the bloody engagement.

Fifteen days after the battle along Brandywine Creek, Howe’s British and Hessian forces will capture Philadelphia and Washington’s army will spend the pivotal winter at Valley Forge.

The Philadelphia campaign, which ran for well over a year from early to mid-summeris recognized as the high point of the Revolution. It was a campaign during which the British won almost every battle and gloriously seized their objective, the Colonial capital at Philadelphia, yet they were not able to win the : Hachette Books.

Philadelphia These antique maps and atlases are part of the Historic Map Works, Residential Genealogy™ historical map collection, the largest digital collection of rare, ancient, old, historical, cadastral and antiquarian maps of its type.Chapter IV - Philadelphia, Sept.

12, THOSE who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it. The event of yesterday was one of those kind of alarms which is just sufficient to rouse us to duty, without being of consequence enough to depress our fortitude.

Defences of Philadelphia in ; The Battle of Monmouth. Letters of Alexander Hamil The Siege of Fort Mifflin; The Brunswick Contingent in America, ; Battle of Germantown; From Brandywine to Philadelphia; The Hessians in Philadelphia; Occupation of New York City by the British; Popp's Journal,