Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary - Chapter Four: Love, War, and Glory’s Price (74 - 89) Summary & Analysis

Brockenbrough, Martha
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Soaking wet, Alexander walked into Washington’s office alive. The commander was happy to see Alexander, as he knew he needed Alexander’s words to win the war. After getting out of the river, Alexander had sent a message to Philadelphia calling for evacuation so that many congressman could flee. Washington asked Alexander to go back into Philadelphia and discreetly collect blankets, clothing and supplies. This was risky because the army may have lost citizen support by demanding supplies. However, Alexander handled the task perfectly. He kept tabs on everything he got and made receipts for anyone who helped. He also avoided taking items from the poor or anyone who needed their horse for their livelihood. This equipped the army for the Battle of Germantown, which the author depicts in a picture. Unfortunately, when one of...

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