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Fort Mifflin of Philadelphia: An Illustrated History Jeffery M. Dorwart

Fort Mifflin of Philadelphia: An Illustrated History

Jeffery M. Dorwart

Published May 1st 1998
ISBN : 9780812216448
Paperback
264 pages
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The site of Fort Mifflin, the Great Mud Island along the entrance of the Delaware River, was the natural barrier to protect the city of Philadelphia from maritime attack. Fort Mifflin of Philadelphia provides an account of the crucial and heavilyMoreThe site of Fort Mifflin, the Great Mud Island along the entrance of the Delaware River, was the natural barrier to protect the city of Philadelphia from maritime attack. Fort Mifflin of Philadelphia provides an account of the crucial and heavily contested battles around the fortification during 1777, when the British and Americans realized the strategic value of the Great Mud Island as the key to control of the Delaware River, one of the busiest waterways in Colonial America.