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1st President of the United States

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See David Hackett Fischer, Washington's Crossing (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004), 273; Lengel, General George Washington, 196; Chernow, Washington: A Life, 196.
Intelligence operations and collection were important elements of the American insurgency, they were consciously and intelligently conducted as an integral part of the military and political campaign under the leadership of General George Washington and others of the Founding Fathers, and they contributed significantly to the eventual victory.
With the death of Warren, Philbrick switches his focus to General George Washington, the Continental Congress's choice to lead the Provincial Army, and his effort to transform them into a disciplined, intercolonial force.
Beginning with the January 1776 reference to a provost marshal, just eighteen days after Major General George Washington was appointed commander in chief of the Continental Army, he petitioned the Continental Congress for the authority to appoint a provost marshal.
Narrator B: It's July 1777, and the war against the British is going badly for General George Washington, commander in chief of the Continental Army.
The parties with American dignitaries were finished, the hands of local leaders were shaken, the celebratory fireworks were shot, the last stragglers of the British army had set sail for England, and the city was left in the management of Governor Clinton's civil government and under the protection of the small American army (about 500 men) as yet under the command of the already heroic and terribly exhausted General George Washington.
Although no battles were fought at Valley Forge, it served as military headquarters for General George Washington and the Continental Army during the winter of 1777 through 1778, helping to transform a disorganized troop of soldiers into a ready-to-fight army.
The first went to General George Washington in 1776.
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): President Bush and President-elect Barack Obama may differ markedly on policies, but both struck the same note in their Christmas weekend radio addresses -- right down to using the same image of General George Washington.
During the War Between the States, President Davis adhered to the wisdom of General George Washington, who in 1776 issued an order to the Continental army commending the ministry of chaplains.
General George Washington uses the new material to create an old-style portrait of the man.
Watch as American General George Washington rallies his troops during the Revolutionary War;
He marched with General George Washington and his men as they suffered unbroken defeat across much of New Jersey in 1776.
Also of historical note is the April 1776 issue, which includes the complete printing of Phyllis Wheatley's poem to General George Washington together with her introductory letter to Washington, ".
The patch of the Hopewell Township, New Jersey, Police Department features a depiction of the 1776 crossing of the Delaware River by General George Washington and his troops.
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