Pennsylvania, like many other colonies, was involved with the war and developing problem of the American Revolution.
Philadelphia was the site of the Constitutional Convention. It also served as the]] for a while. Threats from Britain caused the country to relocate to Baltimore, Maryland. They returned to Philadelphia later and moved on later.
The Pennsylvania Line was a formation within the Continental Army, composed of infantry regiments from the state of Pennsylvania.
A troop commanded by General "Mad" Anthony Wayne was surprised by a bayonet charge at Paoli, Pennsylvania. The massacre claimed more than 50 Americans and more than 100 were wounded. Gen. Washington kept his forces at Valley Forge near the Schuylkill River.
- Bibliography of the Continental Army in Pennsylvania compiled by the United States Army Center of Military History
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