Englishtown in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Combs Hill Cannonade
The British artillery withdrew, then the British infantry withdrew as quickly as their troops could be collected. General Washington sent men forward to harass the retreating enemy. When the British counterattacked, the Continental artillery drove them back a final time, giving the Continental Army a major psychological and political victory.
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Location. 40° 15.853′ N, 74° 19.227′ W. Marker is in Englishtown, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is located behind the Monmouth Battlefield visitor center. 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. Monmouth Battlefield State Park Monmouth Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); D’Annae: A French, Swedish-Style 4-pounder (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Molly Pitcher (about 400 feet away); General von Steuben (about 400 feet away); Mary Hays, nicknamed “Molly Pitcher" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle at the Parsonage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hold the Hedgerow! (approx. half a mile away).
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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