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After the stunning victory over the Hessians on December 26, 1776, Gen. George Washington recrossed the Delaware and took up a strong defensive position along the Assunpink Creek next to the town of Trenton, New Jersey.  Around 5:00pm on January 2, 1777 British Gen. Charles Cornwallis ordered three separate attacks that were all beaten back with heavy casualties. 

Map: Battle of Second Trenton
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