The Philadelphia Campaign: When Britain Took Over Ben Franklin's House

The Philadelphia Campaign: When Britain Took Over Ben Franklin's House

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The Philadelphia Campaign of 1777-8 was a British attempt to capture Philadelphia, then capital of the United States and seat of the Continental Congress, led by Gen. William Howe. They did capture the city, but British disaster loomed north in the Saratoga campaign, threatening any British gains.

Correction: The Schuylkill River was pronounced "Sky-Kill", but it is actually pronounced "School - Kill."

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