washington headed to philidelphia he occupied with no ristriction after he had a unsucessful attack on germentown and went into winter quarters in vally forge.
Marguis de Lafayette joins army
In cold conditions in camp at vally forge 10,000 men were in that camp. But 2,000 die from the cold
febuary 1778 in the middle of the frozen winter the american troops had a amazing transformation fredrick von steubn of prussin captian and talented drill master volenteered his service to washington "to make a soulder out of a country bumkin".
around the same time as Fredrick von steubn, Marquis de Layfeyette another military leaders and brave idealistic, French aritocrat offered his assistance