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
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
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.
The Pennsylvania . . . — — Map (db m50825) HM
From this ridge General Howe directed
the movements of the British Army
during the Battle of Brandywine,
September 11, 1777.
The Pennsylvania Historical Commission
and the Chester and . . . — — Map (db m51472) HM