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Film, Video How To Get into Princeton

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Title

  • How To Get into Princeton

Names

  • Hebert, John R. (Curator)

Headings

  • -  Washington, George, 1732-1799
  • -  United States History Revolution, 1775-1783
  • -  Cadwalader, John, 1742-1786
  • -  Motion Pictures

Genre

  • Motion Pictures

Notes

  • -  This hand-drawn map was delivered to Generals John Cadwalader and George Washington on the eve of a surprise attack by the American Revolutionary forces on a British army at Princeton, New Jersey. Delivered by a spy to the Americans in late December 1776, the map includes vital information about the British headquarters and positions, the roads not protected by the British, the directions of mounted cannons, and other revealing details. It was essential to the success of attack on Princeton.
  • -  Presented in Partnership with HISTORY

Repository

  • Geography And Map Division

Online Format

  • video

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