American Revolution

The Battle Of Brandywine!

Who fought in this battle?

Who fought in this battle?

  • It was fought by General Sir William Howe British's army and General George Washington's American army.

What was the significance of this battle?

What was the significance of this battle


  • it was significant because it was the first battle where General Washington and General Howe fought "head to head".
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Why was the battle fought?

Why was the battle fought?

  • It was fought over a conflict between the kingdom of great Britain and the 13 colonies.

When was the battle fought?

When was the battle fought?

  • Thursday September 1, 1771

Where was the battle fought?

Where was the battle fought?

  • It was located near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.

Who won the battle?

Who won the battle?

  • The British army ended up driving the American army out of the site making the British win.

Name one unsung hero.

One of the many unsung hero's of the American Revolution was Edward Ned Hector. He was a wagoner that was never granted a pension for serving in the battle. After years, he finally got a donation for his heroic actions of only 40 dollars!

War Facts.

  • The Battle of Brandywine was won by the British Army.
  • About 20% of the American Colonial were African American but about 5% of the continental army were African American.
  • Number of Americans wounded were 600.
  • Number of wounder British were 488.
  • Number of Americans captured were 300.
  • Number of British wounded 6.
  • Also known as the battle of Brandywine Creek.
  • They're was 587 casualties in the British army.
  • More then 1,100 Americans were killed or captured by the British.
  • The American troops were extended from about 6 miles.

War quotations.

Edward Ned Hector - "The enemy shall not have my team; i shall save my horses and myself."

George Washington- "Despite the days misfortune, I am pleased to announce that most of my man are in good spirits and still have the courage to fight the enemy another day."

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This picture describes were the battle of Brandywine took place and how many lost their lifes.

Which side did Washington and Howe support?

General George Washington's army supported the American while Sir Howe supported the British. George Washington's life ended when he passed away from a throat infection called epiglottis while Howe died from a prolonged illness while he was serving as the govenor of Plymouth.