George Washington at Monmouth, 1778

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George Washington took command of American troops at Monmouth Court House in New Jersey in June 1778 after American Gen. Charles Lee ordered a retreat. It was the last major battle in the northern colonies during the Revolutionary War.

The engraving is by Darley and the printer is G. R. Hall.

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About This Item

  • Title: George Washington at Monmouth, 1778
  • Creator: Felix Octavius Darley
  • Creation Date: circa 1858
  • Subject Date: 1778
  • Location: Monmouth, NJ
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: GA173
  • Object Type: Image

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