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11/09/1777 The Battle of Brandywine takes place

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The Revolutionary War in Four Minutes: Battle of Brandywine

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Washington and the Battle of Brandywine

The Battle of Brandywine was fought between the American Continental Army of General George Washington and the British Army of General Sir William Howe in September 1777. The "Redcoats" of the British Army defeated the American rebels in the Patriots' forces and forced them to withdraw northeast toward the American capital.