American Revolution Podcast

Episode 117 Retreat Across New Jersey

October 6, 2019

Washington completes his retreat to Pennsylvania by early December 1776.  The British slowly force the march but do not attempt to capture the Continentals.  Washington's subordinate generals fail to come to his assistance.  He discovers his own personal aid has lost faith in his leadership.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: The Long Retreat: The Calamitous Defense of New Jersey, 1776 by Arthur S Lefkowitz.

Online Recommendation of the Week: Correspondence of Charles, first Marquis Cornwallis, Vol. 1 By Charles Ross (ed).