How Did Valley Forge Grow Itself

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The wind howls in the treetops, and the biting cold sears into your feet. Nothing but bandages shields them from the Pennsylvanian winter, and the only source of comfort for your everlasting hunger is Firecake, made of flour and water. The American Colonies are now at war with the British to gain their independence, and Washington’s army is camped at Valley Forge during the winter of 1777-1778. Provisions are scarce and the army is in poor conditions. The soldiers are malnourished, terribly sick, and are suffering from lack of protection from the elements. Due to the time spent at Valley Forge, the Continental Army became weaker from the hardships it faced. One reason the army was made weaker was because of a severe lack of proper nourishment.
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