Today's American Minute — Battle of Princeton "Washington...advanced so near the enemy's lines that his horse refused to go further" - American Minute with Bill Federer

Battle of Princeton "Washington...advanced so near the enemy's lines that his horse refused to go further" - American Minute with Bill Federer

Battle of Princeton "Washington...advanced so near the enemy's lines that his horse refused to go further" - American Minute with Bill Federer

Battle of Princeton "Washington...advanced so near the enemy's lines that his horse refused to go further" - American Minute with Bill Federer

At the statue's dedication in 1860, sculptor Clark Mills stated:
"... at the Battle of Princeton where Washington, after several ineffectual attempts to rally his troops, advanced so near the enemy's lines that his horse refused to go further, but stood and trembled while the brave rider sat undaunted with reins in hand.
But while his noble horse is represented thus terror stricken, the dauntless hero is calm and dignified, ever believing himself the instrument in the hand of Providence to work out the great problem of liberty."

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