Where did the battle of Brandywine take place?
The battle of Brandywine took place in Brandywine. Brandywine is near Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
The Battle of Brandywine took place because General Washington learned that the British were disembarking thousands of troops who planned to take Baltimore and Philadelphia. Washington thought that by defending the high ground along the Brandywine River, he could stop or even defeat the British. However, the British strategy was better and the Americans lost badly. The Americans gave up nearly all their cannon and about 1200 - 1300 men according to General Greene.
The Battle of Brandywine, also known as the Battle of the Brandywine or the Battle of Brandywine Creek, was fought in Pennsylvania between the American army of Major General George Washington and the British-Hessian army of General Sir William Howe on September 11, 1777. The British defeated the Americans and forced them to withdraw toward the rebel capital of Philadelphia. The engagement occurred near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania during Howe's campaign to take Philadelphia, part of…