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Winter at Morristown, 1779-1780

Samuel Stelle Smith

Winter at Morristown, 1779-1780

the darkest hour

by Samuel Stelle Smith

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Published by P. Freneau Press in Monmouth Beach, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Morristown (N.J.)
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Headquarters -- New Jersey -- Morristown.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.,
    • Morristown (N.J.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSamuel Stelle Smith ; [photography by Daniel I. Hennessey].
      SeriesPhilip Freneau Press Bicentennial series on the American Revolution
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF144.M9 S6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination68 p. :
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4427534M
      ISBN 100912480157
      LC Control Number79052313
      OCLC/WorldCa5264099

      In fact, the winter at Morristown in was the coldest on record in the 18th century, even worse than two years before in Pennsylvania. Northeast History Sites Sponsor this page for $ per year. Why Morristown? Located between New York and Philadelphia, Morristown, New Jersey provided a strategic location for Washington's army to make camp. Astride a network of roads, Morristown was the center for local farming to provide available foodst. Morristown, NJ: The Friends of the Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township, (/H – Reading Room) Smith, Samuel Steele. Winter at Morristown The Darkest Hour. Monmouth Beach, NJ: Philip Freneau Press, (/Sm65 – Reading Room) Newspapers.


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Freneau Press,   The winter of was the most severe the Continental Army ever experienced. Deep snow and sub-freezing temperatures stopped most mills and made long-distance transportation exceedingly difficult. : Winter at Morristown, The Darkest Hour (Philip Freneau Press Bicentennial Series on the American Revolution) () by Smith, Samuel Stelle and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great : $ Winter at Morristown, the darkest hour.

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68 pages. Usual library stamps and marks, pocket and bookplate on end papers, call number label and barcode on covers. Pages clean and tight. Gray blue cover, faded, good gilt lettering. One inch crease in 1779-1780 book corners, boards here are apparently Price Range: $82 - $   Marker for the men who didn’t survive the winter of Despite the severity of this “hard winter” in at Morristown, Americans tend to think that Valley Forge was the worst winter of the war.

This probably has to do with the fact more soldiers died of disease at Valley Forge than at Morristown. Winter at Morristown, by Samuel Stelle Smith,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

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Published on The winter of severe, and George Washington's army suffered greatly during their stay in Jockey Hollow, near Morristown, New Jersey. Winter at Morristown, The Darkest Hour: Smith, Samuel Stelle: : BooksAuthor: Samuel Stelle Smith. This 68 page scarce work is in very good to better condition.

Softcover has blue covers that have only very minor wear. Covers and pages are clean, odor-free, and. To begin with, the winter of was not all that severe. In comparison with most winters in the area, it was actually relatively mild.

Two years later, however, it was a different story. The winter ofaccording to what records there are, was the coldest in years. The following winter at Middlebrook [] was mild. Weather historians agree that the Morristown winter of was the worst winter of the 18 th century.

It wasn’t the weather that was the problem at Valley Forge; it was the army’s inexperience. For most of the soldiers at Valley Forge it was their first winter camp with the army. Click to read more about Winter at Morristown, The Darkest Hour (Philip Freneau Press Bicentennial Series on the American Revolution) by Samuel Stelle Smith.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers3/5. While the Continental Army’s encampment at Valley Forge in the winter of is one of the most well-remembered events in American history, Washington’s encampment in Morristown, New Jersey in the winter of marked another major milestone of the Revolutionary War.

The Continental Army camped at Morristown for a roughly six-month span from December 1, to. Washington's Winter Headquarters in Morristown: Written by NJ Historian In early Decemberone of Morristown’s finest homes became a center of the American Revolution. The following winter at Middlebrook,was mild.

Weather historians agree that the Morristown winter of was the worst winter of the eighteenth century. According to David Ludlam's book Early American Winters, totwenty-eight separate snow storms hit Morristown during the winter of 2 From an original manuscript once owned by Erskine Hewitt, of Ringwood, N.

J; Courtesy of National Park Service Courtesy of National Archives. “The Worst Winter” – Morristown. Back in the day, soldiering was a three season occupation followed by a winter standing down. Soldiers were still soldiers, but would normally not engage their opponent.

While the American revolutionary war took eight years from the battles of Lexington and Concord () to the surrender at. The winter at Valley Forge two years earlier is a celebrated part of America’s Revolutionary mythology, while its sequel at Morristown is now largely forgotten.

And therein lies a paradoxical tale. The climatic conditions the Continental Army faced at Valley Forge and a year later at Middlebrook, N.J., were mild compared to those they endured. After two significant victories over the British in Trenton and Princeton, New Jersey, General George Washington marches north to Morristown, New Jersey, where he set up winter headquarters for.

Revolutionary War, first published in In his book, he provides recollections of incidents based on his personal experiences. These experiences include his service in Colonel Jackson’s Massachusetts Regiment during the ―Hard Winter‖ at Morristown in His presence in Jockey Hollow is also confirmed by the.

During the / Morristown winter encampment, the artillery brigade, under the command of General Henry Knox, encamped on this hillside. The site is marked with a flag, a historic sign, and a boulder monument which reads, "The artillery under General Henry Knox and the artificers under Colonel Jeduthan Baldwin were encamped on this.

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The Ford Mansion was the site of the “hard winter” (December May ) quarters of George Washington and the Continental Army at The Morristown National Historical Park in Morristown, New Jersey.

Courtesy of Library of Congress, LC-DIG-highsm There was several feet of snowfall during this time and about 26 different snow storms that hit works cited Washington's Winter Encampment at Morristown () The winter at Morristown was the worst winter during the. Morristown's role in the American Revolution was an important one; however, history has not given it the recog­ nition it so richly deserves.

A large part of the military action was centered in the New Jersey region and the winter encampment of has been virtually ignored while the. Book Signing At Morristown National Historic Park all came to Morristown during the Winter Encampment of Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

Ask your students to imagine what life was like at Morristown during the winter of Then ask them to write either a diary entry or a letter home, describing their living arrangements and the cold.

Washington again brought his army to Morristown at the end ofthis time a seasoned, battle-hardened group that had just driven the British back into New York.

But nothing could have prepared the Continental Army for the worst winter of the eighteenth century. Twenty-eight blizzards pounded the slopes and whipped through the wooden huts.winter of ?

C. Mutiny at Morristown life was like in the Continental Army during the winter encampments at Morristown. Dial Books for Young Readers, A biography of Washington that puts Morristown into the context of.

8 Washington's life and the Revolutionary War. Briefly mentions.Winter of –WINTER OF – The winter of – has been called among the harshest in the eighteenth century. A total of twenty-eight snowstorms hit the United States, some dropping snow for several days in succession.

The temperature rarely rose above freezing as the Delaware and Hudson Rivers froze over. Sledges moved regularly across ten miles of ice between .