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Continental General George Washington
George Washington Born: February 22, 1732; Westmoreland County, Virginia
Died: December 14, 1799; Mount Vernon, Virginia

Battles: Trenton, Yorktown



1761
- George Washington inherits Mount Vernon.

1774
August 5 - George Washington is appointed a Virginia delegate to the First Continental Congress.

1775
May - George Washington returns as a Virginia delegate to the Second Continental Congress.
June 15 - George Washington is nominated for Commander in Chief by John Adams.
June 17 - George Washington is commissioned as General and Commander in Chief of the newly formed Continental Army.
July 3 - George Washington takes command of the siege of Boston.

1776
March 4 - George Washington occupied Dorchester Heights which overlooked Boston.
March 17 - The British evacuate Boston.
April 13 - George Washington establishes his headquarters at New York City.
August 27 - George Washington is defeated at the Battle of Brooklyn Heights, New York.
September 16 - George Washington is defeated at the Battle of Harlem Heights, New York.
October 28 - George Washington is defeated at the Battle of White Plains, New York.
November 20 - George Washington retreats to Newark, New Jersey.
November 29 - George Washington retreats to Brunswick, New Jersey.
December 2 - George Washington retreats to Princeton, New Jersey.
December 3 - George Washington retreats to Trenton, New Jersey
December 7 - George Washington retreats across the Delaware River into Pennsylvania.
December 26 - George Washington is victorious at the Battle of Trenton, New Jersey.
December 30 - George Washington crosses back into New Jersey.

1777
January 2 - George Washington is victorious at the Battle of Princeton, New Jersey.
January 6 - George Washington enters winter quarters at Morristown, New Jersey.
May 28 - George Washington leaves winter quarters.
August 24 - George Washington marches through Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
September 11 - George Washington is defeated at the Battle of Brandywine, Pennsylvania.
September 16 - George Washington skirmishes with Maj. General William Howe at Warren Tavern, Pennsylvania.
October 4 - George Washington is defeated at the Battle of Germantown, Pennsylvania.
December 19 - George Washington enters winter quarters at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

1778
June 20 - George Washington leaves winter quarters.
June 28 - George Washington is victorious at the Battle of Monmouth Courthouse, New Jersey.








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