First, Washington and his troops were camping out across the Delaware River , from where the British were located.
Then, the army went across the Delaware on Christmas night to make surprise attack on the Hessians.
Next, Washington and his army captured most of the Hessians as prisoners.
After that, George Washington left a fire burning so that Cornwallis would think that the Americans were still at their camp, but they actually snuck into the British camp so that they could make a surprise attack at the British men that were marching towards Princeton.
Soon after, the Continental Army waited until the Redcoats started their journey to Princeton.
Finally , the Americans caught the British soldiers off guard and won the Battle of Trenton.