The Battle of Brandywine was fought between the Continental Army and the British army in 1777 and resulted in a British victory. The battle saw the Americans suffer more than 1,100 deaths and captured soldiers, while the British suffered only 600 deaths and injuries.
The Battle of Brandywine was fought at an outpost held by the Americans at Brandywine Creek in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. George Washington led an army of approximately 11,000 against a British army numbering 18,000. The Battle of Brandywine lasted for one day and resulted in Philadelphia being occupied by the British while the American army was forced to retreat to Germantown, Pennsylvania.