Wilhelm von Knyphausen

East Falls Hessians and a Betsy Ross Connection?

by efhs_4y4foe • June 23, 2017

Thanks to the Chadwick Papers*, we’ve got information to add to our “Hessians Are Coming” post. We now know the names of two Hessian commanders who were encamped in the East Falls area, one of whom may have had a liaison with Betsy Ross.