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The Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777
This painting is of the planning of the Battle of Brandywine. This artist of this painting is unknown. The battle takes place on September 11, 1777. The British approached Philadelphia from the Chesapeake, landing at Head of Elk, Maryland (present day Elkton). George Washington chose the high ground at Chadds Ford to defend against the British advance.