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Monmouth Courthouse 1778 : The last great battle in the north - Hook

Monmouth Courthouse 1778

The last great battle in the north

By: Hook

Paperback

Published: 1st June 2004
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The battle of Monmouth Courthouse was not only the last major action in the Northern theater, it was also the longest and hardest-fought engagement of the entire Revolutionary War (1775-1783). When the British abandoned Philadelphia to return to New York City, American troops harassed their retreat. On the morning of 28 June 1778, General Lee, George Washington's lieutenant, attacked the British rearguard but his attack went badly wrong. The British rearguard, now reinforced, threw Lee's troops into a headlong retreat. Lee was relieved of his command and Washington's Continentals then stood toe-to-toe with the British, bloodily repulsing a series of powerful attacks by crack troops.

The Road to Monmouth courthouse/he Seat of war/Chronology/The Opposing Commanders/The Opposing Forces/The evacuation of Philadelphia/The British depart/The battle of Monmouth - First part/The battle of Monmouth - second part/Aftermat/The Battlefield Today/Bibliography/Index

ISBN: 9781841767727
ISBN-10: 1841767727
Series: Campaign, 135
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st June 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 18.4  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1