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WIEDERHOLD'S PLAN OF THE BATTLE OF TRENTON.—(FROM THE ARCHIVES AT MARBURG.)


PLAN

of the affair which took place on the 26th of December, 1776, at Trenton, between a corps of six thousand rebels, commanded by General Washington, and a brigade of Hessians, commanded by Colonel Rall.

A. Trenton.

B. Picket of an officer and twenty-four men. (Wiederhold.)

C. Captain Altenbocum's company of the Lossberg regiment, which was quartered in the neighborhood, and which formed in front of the captain's quarters, while the picket occupied the enemy.

D. Picket of one captain, one officer, and seventy-five men.

E. One officer and fifty Jägers, who immediately withdrew over the bridge. (Grothausen.)