Key Battles of the Revolutionary War

Key Battles of the Revolutionary War

Scott Rank
 

The Philadelphia Campaign: When Britain Took Over Ben Franklin's House

March 20, 2020   ●   36 min

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The Philadelphia Campaign of 1777-8 was a British attempt to capture Philadelphia, then the capital of the United States and the seat of the Continental Congress, led by Gen. William Howe. They did capture the city, but British disaster loomed north in the Saratoga campaign, threatening any British gains.
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