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This is a letter written by Brigadier General William Winds to Major General Philemon Dickinson during the final stages of preparation for the Battle of Monmouth during the American Revolution.

This is a response to General Winds' letter to Major General Philemon Dickinson of which Washington was sent a copy. Washington requests that Winds joins him near Middletown where the Battle of Monmouth would take place the following day.

When the Senate rejected the Versailles Treaty in 1919, the United States technically remained at war. On July 2, 1921 President Warren G. Harding signed a separate peace with Germany. The treaty was signed by Harding at the estate of Joseph S.…

Designed by Frederick MacMonnies and made from stone, this monument is located on park property at the intersection of Stockton Street and Bayard Street. Commemorating the Battle of Princeton on January 3, 1777, it depicts George Washington on his…

This Georgian style home built in the early 1770s in Morristown was owned by Jacob Ford Jr., an American Revolutionary militia officer. After his death, his widow, Theodosia, gave permission for George Washington to use the home as his headquarters…

This letter and general orders were written at the Van Allen House when George Washington and his army stayed there on July 14-15, 1777. These were written by George Washington.

The first one is a letter from Washington to the president of the…

This painting was done by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, an American painter from the late 19th century to the early 20th century. He was well known for a series of 78 historical paintings that portrayed the narrative of America from Christopher Columbus…

This painting shows the Lauzon Legion with the Rhode Island Regiment on Route 202 and Franklin Avenue in Oakland, New Jersey on August 25, 1781. Their job was to guard George Washington's 2nd Division as they traveled from Hudson South to Yorktown,…

This 40 Cal. Double Barreled Derringer was found by Thomas McCaffrey on his bungalow on Bailey Ave, in Oakland, New Jersey. This gun comes from the 1840s and is hand-made with parts unique to the gun. It was never mass-produced. The term derringer…

These three pictures show an inquisition document made in Bergen County, New Jersey on January 13th, 1779. The document talks about a case against a John Demot (Demott) who joined the British Army in 1776 or 1777, and was found guilty. The paper…

The Battle of Monmouth occurred on June 28, 1778. Washington's troops stood their ground against Redcoats under the guidance of Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton.

In the end, there was no clear victor, but it proved the growth of the…

This is a picture of a bullet pouch used by military infantrymen in the 1770s. This particularly one is called a Shoulder Cartridge Box. The pouch itself would rest on the soldier’s right side. It contained twenty to thirty bullets and other…

This is a picture of a canteen from the 1770s. This particularly canteen is made of tin, and both the American and British military infantrymen had this during the time period. However, the tin canteens became rare because the British were…

National Guard and citizen near deserted flower shop from the riots. Notice how there is graffiti on the windows of the shop

This is a conflict between a citizen and the National Guard near the Krafchick and Son Curtains and Linens. Krafchick and Son Curtains and Linens closed in 1967 after the riots.

This is a picture of a newspaper clipping found in a scrapbook from 1916 from Newark NJ. It shows the Calvary returning home. This photograph shows solders being processed out of the military.

Photograph of unidentified group of men laying a wreath laying at an unidentified grave site in Woodstown, New Jersey. It may be the gravestone of Major Christian Piercy who died September 27, 1793 and located on a farm called Frank Horner's Farm.…

A Liberty loan parade in Hoboken, from Washington St. looking north from City Hall. ca. 1918. Boys in uniform holding rifles march past Wordelmann's Bakery (95 Washington Street, the current location of Carlo's Bakery). Liberty loans were war bonds…
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