George Washington And A Committee Of Congress At Valley

it was gathered as part of the george washington bicentennial commission the commissions purpose was to celebrate the birth and accomplishments of washington and to collect preserve and publish writings artworks and photographs pertinent to his life and times, when he learned that the congress had appointed a committee to investigate the army at valley forge washington decided neither to defend himself against his critics nor disparage general gates the man frequently proposed as his replacement 1 instead washington used this opportunity to lay before congress the many problems facing the army along with possible solutions working with his aide alexander hamilton he prepared a thirtyeight page document dated january 29 1778 that would , general george washington and a committee of congress at valley forge winter 177778 copy of engraving after w h powell published 1866 1931 1932 public domain in december 1777 washingtons army went into winter quarters at valley forge pennsylvania george washington and a committee of congress at valley

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doc b source engraving of a painting by william henry powell committee of congress at valley forge national archives 1866 george washington presenting congressional committee to soldiers at valley forge 1 describe what you see in the picture, congress referred gws letter to a committee which on 19 aug suggested the suspension of mease and a number of resolutions for the clothing department but to no avail as congress postponed consideration of the report referred it to another committee and finally took no action on it jcc 1181213 1299697, when the five man committee arrived at the american winter camp on january 24 1778 washington greeted them with his usual politeness and installed them in comfortable rooms in moore hall a large stone building some three miles west of valley forge where the armys quartermasters worked

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