It is said that on this night she overheard plans to attack
’s army at
Whitemarsh on the 4th or 5th. Washington , instead of being caught by
surprise, had his troops waiting for Howe. Howe finally returned to Washington without
claiming a win. Philadelphia
Philadelphia nurse overhears British plans to attack ” 2 December 1777.
On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015