The encampment at Valley Forge

The encampment at Valley Forge

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  • 12,000 men made their way to New Jersey to oppose the British in the Chesapeake Bay
  • The British don't know what they are expecting. Fight with skill and protect your other colonists.
  • On the trail = Harsh winters and cold camps
  • It's to cold!
  • Valley Forge comes to an end
  • What happened here?
  • The Encampment at Valley Forge started with the British coming to the Chesapeake with 17,000 of his "finest troops" to come and see George Washington. But to oppose that George Washington went with 12,000 men up to New Jersey. The date that the battle started was December 19th, 1777.
  • When George Washington was battling with the British he had his colonists and troops stay in cold areas. They would go through harsh winter storms and many froze and died.
  • The date the Encampment at Valley Forge ended was, June 18th, 1778. The outcome of this battle was, starvation, disease, malnutrition, and exposure which killed more than 2,500 American soldiers.
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