Firing the 32 Pound Cannon

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All the cannon positioned for the defense of Fort lee were abandoned by the Continental Army in their hasty retreat from the impending British attack. Forewarned of the approaching Cornwallis on November 20, the Americans fled, leaving behind 50 cannon, their tents, hundreds of barrels of flour, ammunition and more were abandoned at Fort Lee.

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Princeton Regional Revolutionary War Roundtable: Prelude to the Crossing

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Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia

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Tending the Wounded: The Role of the Revolutionary War Nurse

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Washington Association of New Jersey 150th Annual: History Rediscovered

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Four Centuries of African American Soldiers

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