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Hills, John (fl. 1771-1796) Sketch of the Surprise of Germantown, October 4th, 1777...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04314 Author/Creator: Hills, John (fl. 1771-1796) Place Written: s.l. Type: Print Date: 1784/03/12 Pagination: 1 sheet

Summary of Content: Nebenzahl, Atlas map 28; Nebenzahl, Battle Plans of the American Revolution, 129; Clemonts catalog 15; Snyder fig. 52.

People: Hills, John, fl. 1771-1796

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Military HistoryContinental ArmyBattle of GermantownRevolutionary WarBattle

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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