Battle of Brandywine

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The Battle of Brandywine, also known as the Battle of Brandywine Creek, was a battle between the American Continental Army of General George Washington and the British Army of General Sir William Howe on September 11, 1777, as part of the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783). The two sides met near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. More soldiers battled at Brandywine than any other battle of the American Revolution. It was the second longest one day battle of the war, beaten by the Battle of Monmouth, with the two sides fighting for 11 hours.[1]

Result: British victory

Designated as world heritage site: March 18, 1952

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  1. Harris, Micheal (2014). Brandywine. El Dorado Hills, CA. ISBN 978-1-61121-162-7.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)