Battle of Trenton
December 25, 1776
Leaders and Number of Casualties
The leader of the American army was lead by George Washington. The Hessians and British troops were lead by colonel Rahl. The number of casualties on the American army was 4 wounded and 2 froze to death. The number of casulties on the Hessian and British was 20 killed, 100 wounded, and 1,000 captured.
The battle of Trenton was on December 25, 1776 at Trenton, New Jersey on the Delaware River. The leaders general George Washington against colonel Rahl. The British surrendered so that gave the victory to the Americans.
Why this important to history.
The reason why the battle of Trenton is important it gave Washington his first victory for the colonies, it sharply increased the victory, and it solified Washington's command.