Remembering George Washington’s New Year’s Victory Over the British at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J.—What began as a retreat from battle-hardened, bayonet-wielding British soldiers 240 years ago, Gen. George Washington reorganized into a counterattack after arriving with well-armed reinforcements in a place known as Maxwell’s Field. This battleground in Princeton, New Jersey, is where the U.S. War of Independence reached a critical turning point. “Parade with us, my brave…

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