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Footbridge And R. & O. R. R. Bridges

Footbridge And R. & O. R. R. Bridges Wilmington Delaware
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Stock #: 162229
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Wilmington
State: Delaware (DE)
County: New Castle
Publisher: Sabold Herb Co.
Postmark: 1921 Oct-20
PM City: Wilmington
PM State: De
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Brandywine Creek empties into Christiana Creek at Wilmington. Here September 11, 1777, was fought a severe battle between the British and German troops. 18,000 strong under Howe and the Americans numbering 13,000 men under Washington in which the latter were defeated. The consequence of this battle was the occupation of Philadelphia by the British troops.