General O’Sullivan & the Battle of Trenton 1776

#OnThisDay 1776 The US Continental army inflicted a small but pivotal defeat on Hessian forces at Trenton, New Jersey. The Americans capture 900 enemy soldiers & lose 2 themselves. One of the American leaders is General John Sullivan whose parents were from Cork and descended from the O’Sullivan Beare family.

#Ireland #History

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