Battle of Monmouth


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Noun1.Battle of Monmouth - a pitched battle in New Jersey during the American Revolution (1778) that ended with the withdrawal of British forcesBattle of Monmouth - a pitched battle in New Jersey during the American Revolution (1778) that ended with the withdrawal of British forces
American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War of Independence, War of American Independence - the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
Garden State, Jersey, New Jersey, NJ - a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
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Several books have been written on the Battle of Monmouth, the 28 June 1778 engagement between the American and British armies in New Jersey.
If not for Washington's relative success (the Battle of Monmouth Courthouse was technically a tactical draw, and because of the scorching summer weather, heat stroke is said to have claimed more lives than musket fire), his political opponents might have replaced him as the American commander-in-chief.
The Maryland legislature promoted Williams to Colonel of the Sixth Maryland Regiment while he was a prisoner of war, and, after he was exchanged, he commanded a regiment during the Battle of Monmouth in 1778.
In which war did the Battle of Monmouth Court House take place?
The area has a wealth of parks and recreational activities, including the Monmouth Battlefield State Park, site of the Revolutionary War's "Battle of Monmouth."
In June 1778, just before the battle of Monmouth, he invited General Washington to dinner--and the 12,000-man Continental Army to camp in his fields.
Many years later, when Mary was nearly 70 years old, she was honored again for what she had done at the Battle of Monmouth. Pennsylvania lawmakers awarded Mary a pension of $40.00 a year for her bravery.
The locals offer stubborn resistance, whether it be to golfers at the 1935 Ryder Cup, man-eating sharks in the 1919 attacks which inspired the movie Jaws or British forces in the 1778 Battle of Monmouth.
Charles Scott, for instance, who remembered Washington at the battle of Monmouth cursing at Gen.
One of a massive series of volumes presenting the papers of George Washington, this volume in the Revolutionary War Series, contains letters and other papers of Washington from May and June of 1778, as well all letters to Washington during the period, a span which includes the Continental Army's last weeks at Valley Forge, the British evacuation of Philadelphia, and the Battle of Monmouth Court House.