The only book published about the most lopsided victory of the Revolutionary War. The Battle of Fort Mercer is a fascinating story of bravery, heroics and patriotism.
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In the waning days of 1777, the British looked liked they were going to crush the upstart rebels of the United States. They had just captured the Capital city of Philadelphia and looked invincible. Except for the two defiant defenders of the Delaware River, forts Mifflin and Mercer. Washington would put his confidence in a handful of men holding off the greatest army and navy in the world. Could they do it?
"Sir. I will hold out to the last extremity and foster no occurence that we will be spared death at your hands." Commander Christopher Greene to the Hessian attackers.