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f CHAPTER IV Geneial Washingtoii dispoaesi kia fraall force ibr Um protection of Now-Jeraey — Army Inocu Utod— Abase of American priaonera — ^Tlie Ezchinge of General Lee refuaed^Storea at Peck'a Kill and Danburj deatroyed — ^American Army tasea poat at Middlebrook — Sir M^illiam Howe movea towardatho Delaware — ^Retuma to Staten Island and embarkj hia troops — ^Ho lands at the Head of Elk — General Washingto2I marches to meet him — ^Batt Uiof Bran- dy wine — ^Effect of a Storm — British take posseasioa of Philadelphia— Mud Island and Rod Bank fortified — Obstructions in the River — 'Attack on Mud Island — Count Donop defeated — British surmount the Fortifications of the River — Plan to attack Philadel- phia — Sir William Howe reconnoitres the American Camp at White Marsh— The Army hutted at Val- ley Forge — ^The Privations of the Soldiers daring the Winter 118 CHAPTER V.
Progress and issue of the Northern Campaign — Plan io Replace General Washington — Hia correapon dence on the aubject — Letter of General Gatea — Re- monstrance of the Legislature of Peimsy Wania against closing the Campaign— Observations of the 8 CONTENTS. Washington requested and obtained permission to march first, early in April, 1754, witii two companies to the Great Meadows.
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He has not conceived that he was writing for men of erudition, but for the unlettered portion of the com- munity ; and he has for their benefit more particularly studied simplicity of style.
At the foot of Laurel Hill, tliirteen miles on the way, he was met by a number of friendly Indians, who informed him, that the enemy were hazily approaching with a strong detachment.
A confidential chief assured him, that he had seen a reinforcement arrive at du Quesne, which place he lefl two days before, and had learned that a body con sistmg of eight hundred French and four hundred In- 1754. 17 ' disu Llone I Washington pointedly remonstrated against these measnres ; bat bein^ adopted, did all in hie power to carry them into ei Teet.
The regular captains reluctantly placed themselves under the command of a provincial officer ; but pressing circumstances induced them for the time, to wave dispute about rank, and to act under the orders of Colonel Washington.
For the security of their stores ho erected a small stockade, and then marched towards Fort du Quesne, to dislodge the French.