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Christmas Day: Remember the American Heroes of 1776

By Dr. Robert “Smitty” Smith
During the Christmas season, it is easy for us to forget the horrors and hardships endured by the first American army in 1776. They had suffered defeat after defeat, its commander-in-chief couldn't win, and his own plotted against him. The army was in tatters, unpaid, unsupplied, and unclothed. Learn how General Washington's leadership saved the Army—and the revolution—that Christmas season.

Christmas Day: Raise a Toast to American Heroes of 1776

During the Christmas season, it is easy for us to forget the horrors and hardships endured by the first American army that terrible winter of 1776. The army had suffered defeat after defeat, its commander-in-chief couldn't win, and his own commanders plotted against him. The army was in tatters, unpaid, unsupplied, and unclothed. Learn how General Washington's leadership rallied and saved the Army—and the revolution—that Christmas season.