“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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By Keith S Smith, December 15, 2011
Trimble's Ford
Pennsylvania (Chester County), Kennett Square — Battle of Brandywine
On Sept. 11, 1777, an American force of about 11,000 men, commanded by Washington, attempted to halt a British advance into Pennsylvania. The Americans were defeated near Chadd’s Ford on Brandywine Creek by approximately 18,000 British and Hessian . . . — Map (db m2085) HM
Pennsylvania (Chester County), Kennett Square — A48 — Battle of Brandywine
Howe planned two separate attacks against the American line. In early morning, the British Army divided here. Knyphausen’s troops went east to engage the center of the line at Chadd’s Ford, while a force under Cornwallis marched approximately 6 . . . — Map (db m2086) HM
Pennsylvania (Chester County), Marshallton — Trimble's Ford — Howe & Cornwallis crossed the Brandywine here in 1777
September 11, 1777, while on the march to the Battlefield of Brandywine, the British Army under Howe and Cornwallis crossed the Brandywine at the ford just south of this point. __________ Erected by The Pennsylvania . . . — Map (db m50825) HM
Pennsylvania (Chester County), West Chester — First Defense LineAmerican Army
To mark the site of the first line of defense of the American Army at the Battle of the Brandywine 11 September 1777 — Map (db m41300) HM
Pennsylvania (Chester County), West Chester — Osborne's Hill
Osborne's Hill From this ridge General Howe directed the movements of the British Army during the Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777. __________ Erected by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission and the Chester and . . . — Map (db m51472) HM
Pennsylvania (Chester County), West Chester — SconnelltownCornwallis stopped here in 1777
Cornwallis’ division of the British Army halted here September 11, 1777, on its march to the Battlefield of Brandywine — Map (db m50107) HM
Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Chadds Ford — John Chad's Housec. 1725 — National Register of Historic Places
JOHN CHAD’S HOUSE Proctor’s American Artillery Occupied Several Redoubts Near This House at the Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777 — Map (db m50112) HM

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