They retreated from New York to escape the British
Attack the Hessians the day after Christmas
They met up with general lee and combined armies to plan and attack the Hessians.
The Hessians Surrdendered
General Washington planned to attack Christmas day late at night while it was dark outside. They didn't have a lot so most others thought he was insane.
The kernel of the Hessians dies
They crossed the Delaware river but didn't attack when they wanted to . They attacked early morning the day after christmas when all the Hessians were sleeping. They did it even though attacking in broad daylight was risky.
They shot the Hessians colonel which caused the Hessians to surrender and the Americans won the battle and took their soldiers
The colonel slowly died. At first General Washington had no interest in speaking to him until someone talked washington into it. After their conversation the colonel died. America won that battle