Since the British were occupying Philadelphia for the winter the Americans had to keep an eye on them so they don't go foraging in the country side for food. By doing so they faced hardships such as a rough winter and no place to live .
Espionage / Intelligence Gathering
This was the first major battle won by the continental army in the south. They arranged sharp shooters to shoot when the British army got close.
The Battle of Brooklyn
Many important people played a role in this war such as Casimir Pulaski. He was a Polish engineer, who helped the Continental army to build forts and form strategies.
During that era people used an invisible ink to hide important messages in letters. The ink cosisted of water and mixture of perrous sulfate. When the paper was heated over a candle flame the writing would appear.
This was the first major battle fought in the Revolutionary war, The battle took place in Brooklyn and part of Long island.