Nov. 21, 1776, Retreating from NY. “Sir

Nov. 21, 1776, Retreating from NY. “Sir, I have this Moment arrived at this place,” George Washington writes the governor of New York from the Aquackinack bridge. Washington is in a place he never wanted to be–on the run with his army. His immediate purpose is clear. He must inform the governor of New York of his most recent decision. “After the unfortunate loss of Fort Washington, it was determined to evacuate Fort Lee.” http://ow.ly/i/eEXiX

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About Jane Hampton Cook

Author Jane Hampton Cook is known for making history memorable and relevant to today’s news, current events, and modern-day life. A frequent guest on the Fox News Channel and other outlets, Jane is the author of eight books, including American Phoenix, America's Star-Spangled Story, and Stories of Faith and Courage from the Revolutionary War. Jane is also a former White House webmaster. She lives with her husband and three young sons in Fairfax, Virginia. http://www.janecook.com http://www.amazon.com/American-Phoenix-Quincy-Louisa-Independence/dp/1595555412/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_y
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