“The Battle of Trenton”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1966
Keywords: war rebellion battle river patriotic
Found in: US


"On Christmas day in seventy-six Our gallant troops with bayonets fixed For Trenton marched away." The Americans cross the Delaware River and attack and scatter the Hessian garrison. The soldiers toast the memory of that day

Historical references


  1. Scott-BoA, pp. 72-74, "The Battle of Trenton" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, SBoA072