Fatal Sunday: George Washington, the Monmouth Campaign, and the Politics of Battle
Where: Fraunces Tavern Museum
54 Pearl St.
212-968-1776 Price: $10
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The Battle of Monmouth, fought on June 28, 1778, was a brutal tactical draw. George Washington’s partisans spun a public relations victory that enabled the General to silence the army and political critics who had challenged his command the previous winter in the so-called Conway Cabal. Thus the battle was contested on two fronts–the military and political, both with grave results for Washington and the Revolution.Buy tickets/get more info now