Strength of Forces

Washington understood both American and British strengths and weaknesses. As Commander-in-Chief, Washington faced the unenviable task of reconciling a small professional army with a large, untrained citizen militia. He accepted…

Duffield, the Sole Voice

During the Revolution, George Duffield was, from his pulpit, the sole voice lifted in a Tory city urging the declaration of independence and exhorting Philadelphians to fight foe Liberty.


One of the many Browns of this church, this one a cordwainer, asserted that he and his wife have separated from each other by voluntary act and deed, with a…

Daniel Barnes

Daniel Barnes, a bricklayer – and one of the many Barnes who attended this church declared that he and his wife “by reasons of some unhappy differences, not being able…

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