Washington Crosses the Delaware on Christmas Night, 1776
December 25, 2017 11 Commentson
Before America was free of the chains of unrepresented, overtaxed tyranny, we had to best the greatest army in the world. In a make or break moment for the Revolutionary War, General George Washington concocted a plan to cross the Delaware River and lead a surprise attack on the Hessians camped around Trenton, New Jersey. A victory in Trenton would boost morale, Washington reasoned.