ARMY & NAVY: Battle of Rancocas

ARMY & NAVY

A hostile army, 300,000 strong, landed on the New Jersey coast near Barnegat and took the field against the U. S. Army. The invaders pushed forward to Rancocas Creek where they encountered a defensive force of 200,000. A fierce engagement on a 40-mile front ensued. The U. S. centre was badly broken. Mt. Holly and Camp Dix fell. Trenton was bombed to bits. Philadelphia and New York lay open to attack. Then with supreme courage and vigor the U. S. forces rallied and in a fine display of open warfare threw...

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