Hessians timeline

  • Battle of Pell's Point

    At dawn, the British began to land on the shore, an advance guard of 4,000 British and Hessian troops landing first. Inland, opposing them, was a... Read more

  • Battle of Fort Washington

    Before dawn on November 16, the British and Hessian troops moved out. Knyphausen and his troops were ferried across the Harlem River on flatboats... Read more

  • Battle of Red Bank

    After the capture of Philadelphia on September 26, 1777, and of the failure of the American surprise attack against the British camp at the Battle... Read more