By Thomas J. McGuire
Defeated at Brandywine, the Continental forces have been tired and sick built. but on October four, Washington launched into his first significant offensive of the war--a shock assault at sunrise on Howe's major camp at Germantown. merely narrowly defeated, the Continentals won worthy adventure and new self belief within the probability of victory. The seige of the Delaware River forts--one of the bloodiest and lengthy battles of the war--ended with British good fortune in mid-November, yet nonetheless Howe did not finish the battle. He attempted unsuccessfully to attract Washington from the fortified hills of Whitemarsh. because the Continental forces moved to Valley Forge for the iciness, they'd need to face their maximum challenge--survival.
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