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Battle of Brandywine

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Video | 243 years ago on September 11th, 1777, General George Washington and his Continental Army began their defense of Philadelphia at the Battle of Brandywine. Although resulting in a British victory, the Americans were able to hold together long enough - allowing the Continental Congress to escape the city and relocate. The Battle of Brandywine saw more troops in action than any other battle during the American Revolution.

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Chadds Ford, PA | September 11, 1777
Result: British Victory
Estimated Casualties
1,887
American
1,300
British
587