Washington's Crossing and March to Trenton

Washington's Crossing and March to Trenton (HM15XS)

Location: Washington Crossing, PA 18977 Bucks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 17.663', W 74° 52.216'

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December 25 / 26, 1776

Crossing Begins |
Dec., 25 - 4:00 PM:

Washington crossed with commanders John Sullivan, Nathanael Greene, John Glover, and Henry Knox along with 2,400 troops, 18 cannons, baggage, and approximately 50 - 75 horses.

Dec., 26 - 4:00 AM:
Washington and his men have crossed the river (several hours later than expected) and proceeded to march towards Trenton.

Dec., 26 - 6:00 AM:
Washington divided his troops for a two-pronged attack.

Dec., 26 - 8:00 AM:
Washington's party was just outside of Trenton. He pointed to a nearby house, and ordered the men to open fire. The Battle of Trenton was on.

Dec., 26 - 9:30 AM:
The Battle of Trenton was over , with 900 captured Hessians and about 100 Hessians dead.
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 4:48am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 511026 N 4460439
Decimal Degrees40.29438333, -74.87026667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.663', W 74° 52.216'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 39.78" N, 74° 52' 12.96" W
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Area Code(s)215
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1251 General Washington Memorial Blvd, Washington Crossing PA 18977, US
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