Battle of Brandywine Creek

By: Jake Lewin

Introduction

The Battle of Brandywine Creek was a very important victory for the British.

There are many great facts that are in the Battle of Brandywine. The Battle of Brandywine also has many facts about the Heros of the Revoulutionary war, The Amaricans. There are hundreds of facts that are all about the war results and the great facts about the battle itself! Those are 3 topics of information about the Battle of Brandywine Creek.

The British

There are very many great facts about the British in the Battle of Brandywine Creek. One of the good facts are on battle day there was a thick heavy fog which gave the British good cover. The second fact is the British captured a total of 300 Amarican soilders in that single battle! The Third fact is that this battle was very important to the That the British won it (Which they did) because it would and give them control of Philadelphia. Fourth is the British hired Greman Hessian soilders to fight for them. Fifth and final, is the casualties for the British: out of 18,000 troops 488 were wounded and 89 were killed. Those were five good facts about the British in the Battle of Brandywine Creek.

The Amaricans

The Battle of Brandywine also has many good facts about the heros of the Revoulutionar War, The Americans. There are many good facts about the Amaricans in this battle, one is that at the time Philidelphia was the temporary Capitol for the Amaricans. Two, the General of the Continental Army (The Americans) was George Washington. Third, is the total amount soilders that Washington had was about 15,000 troops. Fourth, is the casualties of the Americans: 600 wounded, 300 killed and 400 captured. Fifth and final is that the Americans were the first people to fire. Those are five good facts about the Amaricans in the Battle of Brandywine creek

The Battle Itself

The Battle of Brandywine Creek also has many things about the battle itself and the results and the inside facts about the battle itself! The first fact about the battle is that An American scout party was going by when they stopped at a bar for refreshments, then a British patrol was heading there way so the Americans in the bar opened fire and ran out the back. That's how the whole battle started. Second is that the battle took place on September 11, 1777. Third is that the whole objective of the battle was for the British to take Philidelphia from the Americans. Fourth is the battle took place in Pennsylvania, West of Philidelphia. Fifth and final is that the whole battle lasted only 1 day because the Amaricans surrendered quickly. Those are some great facts about the Battle of Brandywine Creek itself.

Conclusion

Finally the British took Philidelphia from the Amaricans, it was a bad lose for the Amaricans but it wasn't over yet! It was good that the British won this battle in there prospective because they now controlled Philidelphia, but in the Amaricans prospective they had a major lose that day and the battle facts and results of this battle were amazing. In conclusion the Battle of Brandywine Creek was a major lose for the Amaricans and a major win for the British.

Glossary

-Prospective- form another's persons point of view

-Refreshments- to drink something to refresh yourself

-Objective- to have a goal or requirement that you need to succeed in

-Capitol- A place or building that represents the core of that alliance or group

Sources

ONLINE

- Landofthebrave.com

- Revoulutionarywararchives.com

- TheAmaricanRevoulution.org

- Socailstudiesforkids.com

BOOKS

- Battles of the Revoulution

- Revoulutionary War Battles