Genealogy Projects tagged with 1778 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • American Revolution: Valley Forge (1777/8)

    Valley Forge in Pennsylvania was the site of the military camp of the American Continental Army over the winter of 1777–1778 during the American Revolutionary War. Date: December 19, 1777–June 18, 1778 Location: (current time) Valley Forge National Historical Park Result: American Army survived difficult winter From Wikipedia : With winter almost setting in, and with...

  • 1778 in the American Revolutionary War

    This project is a holding place for the various projects created involving 1778 and the American Revolutionary War.

  • American Revolution: Battle of Savannah (1778 & 1779)

    The Capture of Savannah, or sometimes the First Battle of Savannah (because of a siege in 1779), was an American Revolutionary War battle fought on December 29, 1778 between local American Patriot militia and Continental Army units holding the city and a British invasion force under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Archibald Campbell. It was the opening move in the British southern strategy to...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Rhode Island (1778)

    The Battle of Rhode Island By Ex-Governor CHARLES WARREN LIPPITT A Paper read at a Special Meeting of the Society in the Old State House September 25th, 1915. Copyright 1915 by Charles Warren Lippitt August 29, 1778, in the annals of Rhode Island, is historic. Its memories are dear to the nation as well as to the State. To commemorate the deeds of national heroes links the present with ...