Monmouth Court House

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Monmouth Court House 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:

There was a sharp fight near Monmouth Court House.
"Washington and his Comrades in Arms" by George Wrong
We are to skirmish forward toward Monmouth Court House; Clinton has turned that way.
"My Lady of Doubt" by Randall Parrish
It was some time after this, at the battle of Monmouth Court House, that Charles Lee showed what sort of a man he really was.
"Stories of New Jersey" by Frank Richard Stockton
They were near Monmouth Court-house, and it was the night of June 27.
"From Farm House to the White House" by William M. Thayer
Abner had stated that his father was John Logan, a soldier in the Continental army, who was killed in the battle of Monmouth Court-house.
"Crestlands" by Mary Addams Bayne
He was present in the battles of Brandywine, Monmouth, the Cowpens, Camden, and Guilford Court-house.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
That evening the enemy encamped on high ground near Monmouth Court House.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
On the 28th, Clinton was encamped near Monmouth Court-House, New Jersey (now Freehold), with Washington close upon him.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
On June 25th, when Clinton turned toward Monmouth Court-house, the Americans reached a place called Kingston.
"In the Days of Washington" by William Murray Graydon
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In news:

Yesterday, Judge David F Bauman of the Civil Division, Superior Court, Monmouth County, issued a temporary injunction prohibiting the forfeiture of Marlboro Township's housing trust funds to the State.
The battle of Monmouth court-house .
The battle of Monmouth court-house.
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