Valley Forge Short Story

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The winter here in valley forge is quite harsh. There is severe wind and lots of cold,heavy snow, and many of the men here don 't have enough shirts, shoes, and stockings. At least half the army here are unable to fight due to lack of clothes. During the night, these men are forced to stay warm besides a fire or else they will most definitely freeze to death. Often we can track a soldier 's path by their bloody footprints they leave from walking barefoot in the snow.
Food is scarce, also. In fact, our food rations have run out completely last night! I am afraid we will all starve and freeze to death. I wish I had savored the food we were given before. I would kill for one of those water and flour patties we called firecakes, no matter
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