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View of the morning and early afternoon actions at the June 28, 1778 Battle of Monmouth.  During this phase, Continentals under the command of Charles Lee encounter and engage British forces near the town of Monmouth Court House (Freehold).  British general Henry Clinton returns to the scene of the action and orders half of his force to pursue the Americans who retreat under heavy attack.  George Washington arrives with the 11,000 man body of the Continental Army and learns of the morning setbacks.  Washington organizes his main body on Perrine's Hill.  Learn more:  The Battle of Monmouth

Map: Battle of Monmouth - Morning
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