Document for December 26th:
Return of Prisoners taken at Trenton the 26th, December 1776 by the Army under the command of his Excellency General Washington.
On the morning of December 26, 1776, Continental troops commanded by General George Washington launched a surprise attack on Hessisan mercenaries barracked at Trenton, New Jersey, scoring an important inspirational victory and capturing 918 prisoners, as detailed on this "Return of Prisoners."
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