Washington’s Christmas at War

Washington’s Christmas at War

By Jeff Westover It would be a Christmas to remember. And it would be a Christmas that made history and inspired a budding nation. The story of Washington crossing the Delaware in the middle of the night is so well known that many forget it happened at Christmastime – and that Christmas in and of itself figured prominently in the military decision to engage in what was later known as the Battle of Trenton. Washington’s Continental Army was on the ropes. In fact, as Christmas approached in 1776 morale was so low it was feared that the revolution was lostRead more