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George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River - Wikipedia
23 Nov 2020 at 11:04pm
George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River, which occurred on the night of December 25?26, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War, was the first move in a surprise attack organized by George Washington against Hessian forces (German auxiliaries in the service of the British) in Trenton, New Jersey, on the morning of December 26.

George Washington crosses the Delaware - HISTORY
24 Nov 2020 at 10:17am
George Washington crosses the Delaware During the American Revolution, Patriot General George Washington crosses the Delaware River with 5,400 troops, hoping to surprise a Hessian force celebrating...

George Washington Crosses the Delaware | National ...
11 Nov 2020 at 7:12am
But for many, it is the image of General George Washington?standing with one knee bent at the front of a ship, leading his troops to a surprise attack after crossing the mighty Delaware River while an American flag waves majestically over them?that would first come to mind.

10 Facts about Washington's Crossing of the Delaware River ...
24 Nov 2020 at 2:06pm
Washington crossed the Delaware River so that his army could attack an isolated garrison of Hessian troops located at Trenton, New Jersey So why were Washington and his bedraggled Continental Army trying to cross an ice-choked Delaware River on a cold winter?s night? It wasn?t just to get to the other side.

The Story Behind the Painting -Washington Crossing the ...
24 Nov 2020 at 11:07am
In the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the painting Washington Crossing the Delaware hangs in Gallery 760. It is a well-known oil on canvas painting of George Washington?s crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas night in 1776 to attack Hessians in Trenton, New Jersey during the American Revolution.

Crossing of the Delaware George Washington's Mount Vernon
24 Nov 2020 at 7:11am
Washington?s crossing of the Delaware River on December 25, 1776 allowed his army to strike the Hessians at Trenton the next morning. Washington's plan was to cross the river at night, march to the nearby town of Trenton, New Jersey, and attack the Hessian garrison right before dawn.

Washington Crossing the Delaware (1851 painting) - Wikipedia
23 Nov 2020 at 7:22pm
Washington Crossing the Delaware is an 1851 oil-on-canvas painting by the German-American artist Emanuel Leutze. It commemorates General George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River with the Continental Army on the night of December 25?26, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War.

Washington Crosses the Delaware, 1776
20 Nov 2020 at 2:36am
The target was the Hessian-held town of Trenton just across the Delaware River. During the night of December 25, Washington led his troops across the ice-swollen Delaware about 9 miles north of Trenton. The weather was horrendous and the river treacherous. Raging winds combined with snow, sleet and rain to produce almost impossible conditions.

American Revolution: Crossing the Delaware
24 Nov 2020 at 6:45pm
On December 25, 1776 George Washington and the Continental Army crossed the Delaware River into New Jersey in a surprise attack on the British. They had a decisive victory that helped turn the war back to the American's favor. Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Leutze

Emanuel Leutze | Washington Crossing the Delaware ...
23 Nov 2020 at 6:15am
Washington Crossing the Delaware 1851 Emanuel Leutze German American On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 760 Leutze's depiction of Washington's attack on the Hessians at Trenton on December 25, 1776, was a great success in America and in Germany.

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