Washington Crosses Delaware With a French Horn


Bravery, heroism and no clams.*

George Washington Crossing the Delaware (1851)
by Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze

A historic moment in American history is captured on canvas; General George Washington leads the American revolutionary troops across the Delaware River in order to surprise the English and Hessian troops in the Battle of Trenton the day after Christmas in 1776.

Click on the thumbnail picture for a closer look.

Be sure to investigate the General himself and his chosen implement of bravery.

…back again on Monday…

*Satire and humor

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