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By Keith S Smith, March 29, 2011
Sconnelltown Marker
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1Pennsylvania (Chester County), East Bradford Township — SconnelltownCornwallis stopped here in 1777
Cornwallis’ division of the British Army halted here September 11, 1777, on its march to the Battlefield of BrandywineMap (db m50107) HM
2Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Chadds Ford Township — Battle of Brandywine
The center of the American line, Wayne commanding, was near Chadds Ford and faced west. In late afternoon as Cornwallis was making the main assault on the American right wing, 3 miles north, Knyphausen's division of British and Hessians crossed . . . Map (db m8279) HM
3Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Chadds Ford Township — A 51 — Battle of Brandywine
The battle ended just southwest of here at nightfall. With Howe and his troops holding the field, Washington’s force withdrew to Chester. Although he was wounded, Lafayette helped to reorganize the retreating troops, and Pulaski’s cavalry protected . . . Map (db m146793) HM
4Pennsylvania (Chester County), Birmingham Township — Birmingham Friends Meeting House
Erected in 1763 Used as a hospital after The Battle of Brandywine September 11, 1777Map (db m41301) HM
5Pennsylvania (Chester County), Birmingham Township — 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 1777Map (db m41300) HM
 
 
 
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