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New York | Nov 16, 1776. Fought on November 16, 1776 on the island of Manhattan, the Battle of Fort Washington was the final devastating chapter in General Washington’s disastrous New York Campaign. After winning a major victory on Long Island in August, British General William Howe began to move against New York City in mid-September.
After several councils of war, General George Washington set the date for the river crossing for Christmas night 1776. 2. Washington’s attack plan included three separate river crossings, but only one made it across. George Washington’s plan of attack included three different crossings of the Delaware River on Christmas night.
Jun 17, 2020 · The Oklahoma City bombing, which occurred on April 19, 1995, was the second-most deadly terrorist attack in U.S. history, after September 11, 2001. In three recent years—2016, 2017, and 2019—the number of right-wing terrorist events matched or exceeded the number in 1995, including a recent high of 53 right-wing terrorist incidents in 2017.
The Naval History and Heritage command does not have custody of any personnel or medical records. The Civil and Old Military Records Branch, National Archives, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20408 (phone 202-357-5444) has custody of records relating to naval officers from 1798 to 1902 and enlisted men from 1798 to 1885. Naval service records of the Revolutionary War period are ...
18 Washington Week panelists gathered to discuss the mark attacks had made on the country.
Jun 18, 2010 · Washington, D.C., is the capital city of the United States, located between Virginia and Maryland on the north bank of the Potomac River. The city is home to all three branches of the federal ...