American Revolution Podcast

Episode 125 Second Battle of Trenton

December 1, 2019

General Cornwallis is tasked to deal with the Americans who captured the Hessian outpost at Trenton.  Cornwallis assembles and marches his army directly to Trenton in a matter of days.  As his army moves from Princeton to Trenton, American delaying tactics prevent him from arriving until nearly the evening of July 2, 1777.  After capturing the town, Cornwallis opts to wait until morning to attack the main American force on the other side of Assunpink Creek.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: The Road to Assunpink Creek, by David Price

Online Recommendation of the Week: Rosbrugh, a Tale of the Revolution, by John Clyde: https://archive.org/details/rosbrughtaleofre00clyd