Battle of Monmouth

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Battle of Monmouth a pitched battle in New Jersey during the American Revolution (1778) that ended with the withdrawal of British forces
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Usage

In literature:

The battle of Monmouth, which took place on the 28th of June, was widely scattered in its action over a hot and sandy plain.
"Lafayette" by Martha Foote Crow
And a few days later his indecision was made manifest at the battle of Monmouth, when he was courtmartialed and disgraced.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
In this capacity he was at the battles of Germantown and Monmouth.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX" by Various
After the battle of Monmouth, Lafayette went back to France to visit his family, and to plead the cause of his adopted country.
"Hero Stories from American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Then, in June, came tidings of his having fallen in the battle of Monmouth.
"Crestlands" by Mary Addams Bayne
After the battle of Monmouth Sir Henry Clinton occupied New York.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
His one victory, that of Monmouth, had no results; his most considerable battle, that of Brandywine, was a severe defeat.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 14" by Various
There are several interesting facts connected with the battle of Monmouth, on whose grounds a fine monument was erected some years ago.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
He participated in the battle of Monmouth and had charge of the entrenchments at the siege of Yorktown.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
Such was the battle of Monmouth, fought on a very hot and sultry Sunday in June, 1778.
"The Story of American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
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In poetry:

They, at the siege of Lexington,
At Bunker Hill and Brandywine,
At Monmouth and at Bennington,
Marched in freedom's battling line.
"The Black Man's Wrongs" by James Madison Bell

In news:

The battle of Monmouth court-house .
Sarah Trott of Saint Dom 's, battles for possession of the ball with Monmouth's Kylie Kemp and Shayna Frost, background, during Monday's girls soccer match between Saint Doms and Monmouth Academy in Monmouth.
Trenton firefighters on a porch roof battling a fire on the 500 block of Monmouth Street Alex Zdan/The Times.
The battle of Monmouth court-house.
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