The battle of Trenton was on December 25, 1976 when George Washington crossed the Delaware River with his army. There were two thousand four hundred Americans with eighteen guns. The British had one thousand four hundred Hessians with six light guns. The American’s General was George Washington. The British General was Colonel Rahl. During the battle Colonel Rahl was fatally injured. Rahl’s troops then surrendered. The Americans only had 4 wound casualties, and two froze to death. The Hessians twenty were killed, ...
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