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Named in memory ofBrigadier GeneralHenry H.C. Dunwoody1842-1933.
General Dunwoody was Chief Signal Officer in Cuba from 22 Dec 1898-24 May 1901. Under his leadership, the United States Army Signal Corps reconstructed, extended, and modernized t…
"You girls should have been with me at the battle of Monmouth and learned how to load a cannon." - Mary Hays Mcaary to Susan Hackendorn, c. 1830
As the temperature approached 100 degrees, and gunners collapsed from heat exhaustion, a plucky Iri…
Major General Charles Lee had only 800 men to try to stall more than 2,000 advancing British troops. The Continentals beat back one cavalry charge before the British grenadiers were upon them. After 3 to 5 minutes of firing at each other at point …
In grateful remembrance of patriots who, on Sabbath June 28,1778, gained the victory which was the turning point in the War for Independence, and to mark a memorable spot on the battlefield of Monmouth.
[Plaque located opposite main marker]:Thi…
The Battle of Monmouth26 June 1778
The Commander in Chief was every where, his Presence gave Spirit and Confidence and his command and authority soon brought every thing into order and Regularity."Major General Nathanael Greene, 2 July 1778
The Battle of Monmouth28 June, 17781:15 PM - 5:30 PM
"? Shot and Shells flying as thick as Hail." Major General Nathanael Greene
For several long, hot and exhausting hours during the afternoon of June 28, 1778, the largest land artillery ba…
During the early afternoon, the Continental and British Armies were stalemated as they cannonaded each other across Spotswood Middle Brook. Major General Greene then appeared on this hill with four artillery pieces and began bombarding the British…
To commemorate the patriotic men and women who served in the Armed Forces of their country and to honor those listed below who made the supreme sacrifice.
Erected by the citizens ofThe Borough of Keyport
Dedicated March 30, 1957
A memorial to those who in the spirit of self sacrifice, enrolled themselves in the service of their country in:
The Civil War 1861 - 1865Spanish War 1898World War 1914 - 1918
On September 11, 2001, many came to this site to witness the horrific tragedy just a few miles away in Lower Manhattan, and, for days afterward, they continued to come to view the smoke spiraling up from the site, most still in shock, not believin…