Pennsylvania, like many other colonies, was involved with the war and developing problem of the American Revolution.
History[edit | edit source]
Philadelphia was the site of the Constitutional Convention. It also served as the]] for a while. Threats from Britain caused the country to relocate to Baltimore, Maryland. They returned to Philadelphia later and moved on later.
Fighting[edit | edit source]
The Pennsylvania Line was a formation within the Continental Army, composed of infantry regiments from the state of Pennsylvania.
A troop commanded by General "Mad" Anthony Wayne was surprised by a bayonet charge at Paoli, Pennsylvania. The massacre claimed more than 50 Americans and more than 100 were wounded. Gen. Washington kept his forces at Valley Forge near the Schuylkill River.
References[edit | edit source]
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- Bibliography of the Continental Army in Pennsylvania compiled by the United States Army Center of Military History
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