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Title: Signal Trees, Pickets and Outposts At The Valley Forge Encampment
Author: Macfarlan, Douglas
Date: Jan., 1946
Folder/Item #: Valley Forge (1) to 1999; 25
Abstract: Washington’s wisdom in choosing Valley Forge as a winter encampment; defense strategy and the use of especially tall trees from which to signal friendly forces