"Passage of the Delaware" depicting Gen.
leading the American troops at Trenton by Thomas Sully (1819)
Which of the
following is not true of the
December 26, 1776 battle of Trenton in the American Revolution?
(A) the vast
majority of the Hessian defenders surrendered to the American forces
(B) General Washington led the
troops in a dangerous crossing of the Delaware River to attack the
battle served as an inspirational victory for the colonists who had
previously largely been on the retreat since abandoning New York
(D) the American forces suffered
very few casualties
(E) it represented
the largest surrender of British forces in the entire Revolutionary War