Washington's Crossing Character Descriptions

David Hackett Fischer
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General George Washington

This individual served as the American army's Commander in Chief.

Lord Charles Cornwallis

This individual lost an army at Yorktown.

Admiral Lord Richard Howe

This individual and his relative issued a proclamation that stated anyone pledging their allegiance with the King would receive a full pardon.

General William Howe

This individual rose quickly through the ranks of his army, becoming a Lieutenant at eighteen, a Captain at twenty-one, and a Lieutenant Colonel at the age of twenty-eight.

Colonel Johann Gottlieb Rall

This soldier dared the Americans to attack, whereupon the Americans claimed a victory and this individual fell mortally wounded.

Friedrich Wilhelm II

This professional soldier was strongly influenced by the Prussian army, the Roman Catholic Church, the European Enlightenment, and his hero, Frederick the Great.

General Nathanael Greene

This individual led the American troops through Manhattan to the battle at Fort Washington.

General Charles Lee

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