Washington's Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge

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Washington's Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge

Author: Thomas James Fleming
Publisher: Harper/Collins
Copyright: 2005
Pages: 400
Cover Price: $ 14.95

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The defining moments of the Revolutionary War did not occur on the battlefield or diplomatic table, claims Fleming, but at Valley Forge where the Continental Army overwintered. This is the tale of how Americans endured and triumphed over nearly-impossible odds.

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George Washington quartered his Continental Army troops at Valley Forge in miserable conditions during the winter of 1777-1778. The Continental Army was a poorly paid, under-equipped force that fought the British and gained American independence during the Revolution.