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The American Revolution in Monmouth County

The Theatre of Spoil and Destruction
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Like much of New Jersey during the American Revolution, Monmouth County was contested territory in between the great armies. As the Battles of Trenton, Princeton and Bound Brook raged nearby, the people of Monmouth County fought their own internal revolution; Loyalist partisans led insurrections and raids that laid waste to entire neighborhoods. In 1778, General George Washington rallied his Continental army and fought the British within Monmouth's borders, barely holding the field. Monmouth Countians joined the fight and then spent the following weeks caring for the wounded and burying the dead. The remaining war years brought more hardships, as they grappled with a local civil war charged with racial, religious and economic undercurrents--a local civil war that continued long after the Battle of Yorktown supposedly ended hostilities. Revolutionary War scholar Michael S. Adelberg brings to life the struggles within Monmouth County, a place that New Jersey governor William Livingston called "the theatre of spoil and destruction."


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November 2010 : USA Paperback

Title: The American Revolution in Monmouth County: The Theatre of Spoil and Destruction
Author(s): Michael S Adelberg
ISBN: 1-60949-001-0 / 978-1-60949-001-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: The History Press
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