Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Washington” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: February 26, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
...contest was sufficient to have discouraged any but the most resolute natures.
The British had taken months for the most elaborate preparations to subdue the colonies.
They were supreme by sea. General Washington had concentrated his forces at New York.
He had 27,000 men. The enemy had 24,000.
He undertook to defend Long Island, upon which he erected defences and stationed troops.
The British landed tro...
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