Definition of Battle of monmouth
1. Noun. A pitched battle in New Jersey during the American Revolution (1778) that ended with the withdrawal of British forces.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War Of Independence, War Of American Independence
Geographical relationships: Garden State, Jersey, New Jersey, Nj
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Literary usage of Battle of monmouth
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1. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1890)
"NOTES ON THE battle of monmouth. [The London Chronicle of September 17-19,1778, under the heading " Authentic Intelligence from America," publishes a letter ..."
2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"The news caused even greater dismay in England than it excited joy in America.0 THE BRITISH EVACUATE PHILADELPHIA; battle of monmouth ; FRENCH CO-OPERATION ..."
3. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"THE battle of monmouth [June 28, 1778) Wre indulge the glass till late, Far remote the thought of dying, WHILST in peaceful quarters lying Where yon dust ..."
4. The Writings of George Washington by George Washington (1890)
"Before this will have reached you, the account of the battle of Monmouth will probably get to Virginia ; which, from an unfortunate and bad beginning, ..."
5. The Library of American Biography by Jared Sparks (1848)
"Battle of Monmouth. — Lee opposes a general Action in a Council of War. — Takes Command of the advanced Division. — Engages the Enemy. — Retreats. ..."
6. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"... battle of monmouth skin" and "Nelson," and that the handsome white horse that fell on the field of Monmouth was painted from memory by Colonel Trumbull. ..."