\vˈalɪ fˈɔːd͡ʒ], \vˈalɪ fˈɔːdʒ], \v_ˈa_l_ɪ f_ˈɔː_dʒ]\
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Site of Washington's winter encampment, 1777-78, twenty miles from Philadelphia on the west side of the Schuylkill. His force at this encampment was 11,000 strong, but in miserable condition for lack of proper food and clothing. There was great suffering, borne with wonderful patience throughout the winter. The men had no shoes and were obliged to forage for supplies.
By John Franklin Jameson
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