When did george washington cross the delaware?
George Washington led a column of Continental Army troops across the icy Delaware River on the night of December 25–26, 1776. This event is depicted in the well-known painting by Emanuel Leutze.
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.
During the American Revolution, In 1851, Patriot General George Washington crosses the Delaware River with 5,400 troops, hoping to surprise a Hessian force celebrating Christmas at their winter quarters in Trenton, New Jersey.
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