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Freedman, Russell
Washington at Valley Forge / Russell Freedman
1st ed
New York : Holiday House, c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL j973.3 FRE    AVAILABLE
Subject Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Headquarters -- Pennsylvania -- Valley Forge -- Juvenile literature
United States. Continental Army -- Military life -- Juvenile literature
Valley Forge (Pa.) -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature
Pennsylvania -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description xi, 100 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 x 28 cm
Note A Junior Library Guild selection
Includes bibliographical references (p. 91-93) and index
Contents Maps: Valley Forge during the encampment -- Battles of the Mid-Atlantic States -- Against all odds -- Bloody footprints in the snow -- What is to become of the army? -- "We were determined to persevere" -- "A cavalcade of wild beasts" -- "Congress does not trust me" -- Secret agent -- Great day for General Washington -- Taking back Philadelphia -- "Band of brothers"
Summary Washington's army nearly perished during the winter of 1777-78. Camped at Valley Forge, the revolutionaries endured severe hardship. The army's supply system had collapsed and they were without supplies. But when the harsh winter ended, the soldiers had survived, and marched away from Valley Forge more determined than ever
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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