Excerpt from History of the Queen's Rangers
On the morning of the 11th September, the day of the battle on the Brandywine, the main body of the 'american army was posted on the heights, east of Chad's Ford and commanding the passage of the river. The brigades of Muhlenberg an... d Weeden, which composed General Greene's division, occupied a position directly east of the ford. Wayne's division and Proctor's artillery were posted upon the brow of an emin ence near Chad's house, immediately above the ford; and the brigades of Sullivan, Sterling and Stephen, which formed the right wing, ex tended upwards of two miles up river from Chad's Ford. At Pyles' Ford, two miles below, General Armstrong was posted with one thousand Pennsylvania Militia; and General Maxwell with upwards of one thou sand light troops took post on the heights on the west side of the river about a mile from Chad's Ford to check the advance of the British to' wards that crossing place.
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