Winter Quarters Author:Noel Busch The American Revolution was nearly ended - in defeat. It was winter of 1777-1778. Everywhere the force of the Britisharms seemed triumphant. Redcoats occupied Newyork and Philadelphia, while the ragged remnants of the Revolutionary army stood on the brink of disintegration in its winter encampment in Valley Forge. — This is the dramatic and suspe... more »nseful story of that army and of the remarkable leader who was unshakeable in his refusal to admit defeat - George Washington.
Incorporating eye-witness accounts, it is a brilliant narrative of independence the cruel and harrowing winter when American independence was saved - and of the men who achieved that near miracle.« less