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Manalapan Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Continental Soldiers Grave

 
 
Continental Soldiers Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2016
1. Continental Soldiers Grave Marker
Inscription.  
Site of a common grave
of Continental Soldiers
who fell at Monmouth
June 28, 1778
Known only to God

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is June 28, 1778.
 
Location. 40° 17.024′ N, 74° 19.559′ W. Marker is in Manalapan Township, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker can be reached from Tennent Road (County Route 3) 0.1 miles south of Craig Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in front of the Tennant Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Englishtown NJ 07726, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Tennant Church (here, next to this marker); Patriot Members of the Society of the Cincinnati (a few steps from this marker); Old Tennent Soldiers and Sailors World War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennent Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Perrine Hill Spring (approx. 0.4 miles away); Molly Hays McCauley (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Continental Soldiers Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2016
2. Continental Soldiers Grave Marker
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The Great Cannonade (approx. half a mile away); An Inspiring Commander in Chief (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manalapan Township.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Monmouth. From the American Revolution website. (Submitted on August 21, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Monmouth, 1778. A British perspective of the Battle of Monmouth on BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on August 21, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker at the Old Tennant Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2016
3. Marker at the Old Tennant Church
Old Tennent Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2016
4. Old Tennent Church
The Continental Soldiers Grave marker is located in front of this church which was used as a hospital during and after the Battle of Monmouth.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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