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Battle of Monmouth-Tenant Church Musket Ball


Musket balls, dug in private land near the Monmouth battle site near Tennant Church near Lafayette’s line. The Battle of Monmouth was a Revolutionary War battle fought on June 28, 1778, in Monmouth County, New Jersey. The Continental Army under General George Washington attacked the rear of the British Army column commanded by Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton as they left Monmouth Court House (modern Freehold Borough). It is also known as the Battle of Monmouth Courthouse. Washington’s army held off Cornwallis’ army with an inclusive result but still gave the Continental Army new hope. Ex Henry Leish Collection, scarce site...$35.00

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