Lansdowne US 1st President George Washington Toddler T-shirt
The Lansdowne Portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart in 1796 and White House painting. George Washington (1732-99) was commander in chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War (1775-83) and served two terms as the first U.S. president, from 1789 to 1797. The son of a prosperous planter, Washington was raised in the colonial Virginia. George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River, which occurred on the night of December 25?26, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War, was the first move in a surprise attack organized by George Washington against Hessian forces in Trenton, New Jersey, on the morning of December 26.