New PDF release: American Revolution in Monmouth County, The: The Theatre of

By Michael S. Adelberg

ISBN-10: 154020491X

ISBN-13: 9781540204912

ISBN-10: 1609490010

ISBN-13: 9781609490010

Like a lot of recent Jersey in the course of the American Revolution, Monmouth County used to be contested territory in among the good armies. because the Battles of Trenton, Princeton and sure Brook raged close by, the folks of Monmouth County fought their very own inner revolution; Loyalist partisans led insurrections and raids that laid waste to complete neighborhoods. In 1778, common George Washington rallied his Continental military and fought the British inside of Monmouth's borders, slightly keeping the sphere. Monmouth Countians joined the struggle after which spent the subsequent weeks taking care of the wounded and burying the lifeless. the remainder conflict years introduced extra hardships, as they grappled with an area civil battle charged with racial, non secular and fiscal undercurrents--a neighborhood civil struggle that endured lengthy after the conflict of Yorktown supposedly ended hostilities. progressive warfare student Michael S. Adelberg brings to existence the struggles inside of Monmouth County, a spot that New Jersey governor William Livingston known as "the theatre of wreck and destruction."

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