Battle of Trenton

In the teeth of near defeat, Gen. George Washington pulled out miraculous mid-winter victories

In December 18, 1776, the American Revolution was near collapse. The commander in chief of its forces, George Washington, warned his brothers in Virginia that "I think the game is pretty near up," unless a new army were instantly recruited, which was not happening. Read more >>
In the summer the stretch of the Delaware River north of Trenton, New Jersey, is as alluring as any place in the country. Read more >>