initial headquarters is near this stonehouse. on the night of august 27, their first real combat begins. the most desperate days of many of the lives of these men. they are called to arms. they wake up in the dead of night. they marched towards greenwood certainly, in and around the cemetery. they set up an order of battle. they face down the british, who have a demonstration force. a massive flanking maneuver goes around their position. these men held off the british for several hours. they come to the realization that they are surrounded. these men are sent as reinforcements. their initial headquarters is near this stonehouse. on the night of august 27, their first real combat begins. they have to fight their way back to the stone house. that is an epic story in and of itself. as they make their way to the stonehouse, they early only thing that is allowing potentially hundreds, if not over thousands of american troops from being captured and killed. they launched a series of desperate charges on this position that cornwallis has in the stonehouse. there are several canon in the house.
their way back to the stonehouse. epic story in and of itself. once they made their way toward the stonehouse, they are the allowing thousands of american troops from being captured and killed, or being saved. they launch a series of desperate charges on the position that the cornwall has in the stonehouse. there are several cannons in the withstandthey have to it. they march in charge for the house. many of their numbers are lost. they over the dead bodies of their fellow countrymen and continue to charge. they allowed an opening in the british lines, which allows hundreds of their fellow americans to escape across a milk pond. many of these men, up to 256 potentially, maybe more, the numbers are not exactly certain, perished over captured that day. survived to fight another day. it is a marylanders that make this epic stand that we see the inflection points of the american revolution. the most important battles over and over. even with their depleted numbers, washington relies upon them to be the rearguard. one of the greatest escapes, evacuations in military history occurs a cou
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