meaning of battle of monmouth

battle of monmouth meaning in General Dictionary

a pitched battle in New Jersey throughout the United states Revolution (1778) that finished utilizing the withdrawal of British forces

Sentence Examples with the word battle of monmouth

As the British army under General Clinton was retreating, in June 1778, from Philadelphia to New York, the American army engaged it in the battle of Monmouth (June 28, 1778); the result was indecisive, but that the British were not badly defeated was ascribed to the conduct of General Charles Lee.

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