The Daffodils Remember

April 22, 2007

Revolutionary War Image

This colonnaded monument commemorates the unknown soldiers of The Battle of Princeton on the 3rd of January 1777, in New Jersey. After the Battle of Trenton, British General Howe sent a large force of professional military to New Jersey. General George Washington was in command of the 5000 American rebels. Washington decided to once again launch a surprise attack against the British. His plan succeeded; the defeated British removed their soldiers from most of New Jersey and American morale was greatly boosted.

George Washington at Princeton

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The image, Colonnade with Daffodils, is subject to copyright by Ragnvaeig. It is posted here with permission via the Flickr API by barneykin, administrator of “The Revolution flickred” pool.