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This Day In U.S. History November 16, 1776 – Patriot Ft. Washington Falls & An American Heroine Is Born Of The Conflict

    This Day In U.S. History November 16, 1776 – Struggle for Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness – The American Revolution: An overwhelming force led by Hessian Lieutenant General Wilhelm von Knyphausen and a force of 3,000 Hessian mercenaries and 5,000 Redcoats lay siege to Fort Washington at the northern end and highest …

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