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Monmouth 2009: Robert Lisiesky

Bring your family to the Battlefield Saturday or Sunday, June 15-16, 2013, and travel back in time to the 1770s.  Two armies will be preparing to do battle.  Continental Army soldiers retrained at Valley Forge are itching to show off their new skills, while a British-German-Loyalist Army hopes to crush the rebels and restore good government.  Come early for a full day of living history.  The army encampments will welcome visitors beginning at 9 A.M.  Watch soldiers clean their muskets while their women prepare what may be their men’s last meal.  Some officers may be drilling their men while others plan for the battle and yet others play cards.  If someone is accused of cheating, there may be a duel.  Keep track of your children or they may be drafted into one of the armies.


Young Loyalists launch a bayonet charge
(2005, Garry Wheeler Stone)

Let the fife & drum stir your blood. (2003, Richard Wilbur)

Learn how gunners load &
fire a field piece.
(2003, Patricia Robinson)

Capt. Mott’s artillery
company eats well. 
(2005: Tom Hallada)

A Continental platoon
fires a volley. 
(2003,Michael F. Smith)

The Royal Welch Fusiliers fire back. 
(2003, Patricia Robinson)

Schedule of Events

Saturday June 15, 2013

Sunday June 16, 2013

Map of the Battlefield

The weekend is sponsored by the re-enactment community, the Friends of Monmouth Battlefield, and the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.  The Friends of Monmouth Battlefield will be requesting an $8 per vehicle donation to defray the costs of the weekend.


Questions regarding our parks and forests can be directed to
Joy Eastmead of the State Park Service.


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