George Washington at Princeton,by Charles Willson Peale, 1779.
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Oil on canvas of George Washington, standing, in uniform.

Credit: Courtesy of the U.S. Senate Collection

George Washington at Princeton. Washington ordered the Sullivan Campaign as the Continental Army's major offensive operation in 1779. Even though Washington was not a part of the campaign, he earned the nickname "Town Destroyer" from the Iroquois for its destructive impact on their homelands.

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