Washington's army in Delaware in the summer of 1777 :
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"...Before the battle of the Brandywine, Washington's army was encamped for ten days in Wilmington preparing for the...conflict and...for three or more days his army lay entrenched near Stanton...offering battle which Howe declined": p. 15-16.
The present address covers the period Aug. 23 to Sept. 9, 1777, and the preparations for the battle of the Brandywine, with an account of the skirmish at Cooch's Bridge, Sept. 3.
16 p. : fold. map ; 22 cm.