The Battle of Princeton
By Rebekah Mischler
The Battle of Princeton, January 3,1776
To start , in 1777, there was an important American victory, it was the Battle of Princeton .
The generals and troops in this battle had fought with the strengths they both had, both sides had lost men . Although it was an American victory , it cost them some lives . It was a British defeat, their loss was heavy . I hope that other people can agree with me that this was an important battle .
Generals and troops
First,the generals in this battle were, George Washington(American) , John Sullvian(American) , Charels Cornwallis(British), Charles Mawhood(British) , and General Mercer(British). Gorge Washington brought 4,500 troops. Charles Cornwallis brought 1,200 troops. John Sullvian brought 300 troops to reinforce Washington . And Charels Mawhood had brought 700 troops .
George Washington .
George Washington was born on February 22, 1732. He died December 14, 1799 . He married Martha Curtis in 1750 . He became a senior officer during the first stage of the French and Indian war .
Charels Cornwallis had been born on December 31, 1737 . At age 21 he was appointed as the aide to Lieutenant Genere John Manners , with the rank of captain . He was one of the 5 voters that could decide if taxes were fair of not . He married Jermiah Jones on July 4, 1768. After he got married he served as a solider in Germany for 3 years . He died October 5, 1805 . There is a monument of him in St. Paul's cathedral, London .
Advantage - something that helps to make someone or something better or more likely to succeed than others(noun).
Important - having serious meaning or worth , deserving or requiring serious attention(adjective).
Experience - the process of doing and seeing things and of having things happen to you(noun) .
Officer - a person who has a position of authority or command in millitary(noun) .
Reinforce - to strengthen with new supplies or more people(verb) .