The Battle of Trenton was an important event in the American Revolutionary War because it inspired beleaguered American soldiers to reenlist and encouraged more men to join the fledgling American military. The battle too... More »

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The Battle of Trenton on December 26, 1776, was a daring and successful attempt by General George Washington to bolster the morale of his troops by defeating a garrison of Hessian mercenaries at Trenton, New Jersey. Acco... More »

The outcome of the Battle of Trenton was a victory for General George Washington's colonial army. Almost 1,000 Hessians in the employ of the British army were killed, wounded or captured. The triumph, coming after a stri... More »

During the Battle of Trenton, an American force led by General George Washington crossed the Delaware and defeated a force of Hessian mercenaries. Washington followed up this victory with the capture of Princeton less th... More »

During the American Civil War, General George Washington attacked the British and Hessian forces at Trenton out of desperation. Morale was at a low ebb for the Continental Army and the annual enlistment period was about ... More »