Cornelius Van Vorst, ca.1620; 
Jersey City Free Public Library; Grover Cleveland Political Cartoon; 
Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historical Site Collection Peter Lee, former slave, ca.1880; 
Hoboken Historical Photographs Collection; Farm Map of Hillsboro, Somerset County, 1860; 
Historical Maps of New Jersey Collection; Bathing Beauties, 1890-1930; 
American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark Collection; Flag Salute, 1950; 
Seabrook Farms Collection;

Lee’s Court-Martial
General Charles Lee was charged with three counts:
First: For disobedience of orders, in not attacking the enemy on the 28th of June, agreeable with repeated instructions.
Secondly: For misbehavior before the enemy on the same day, by making an unnecessary,disorderly and shameful retreat.
Thirdly: For disrespect to the Commander in Chief, in two letters dated the 1st July and 28th of June.
Proceedings of a General Court-Martial. . . for the Trial of Major-General Lee July 4th, 1778.
Court Decision
Lee was found guilty because of his actions during the battle and suspended from command for one year.
Questions
  • After reading all the facts preceding the trial how would you judge Clinton's actions on the battle field?
  • Disregarding the letters sent by Washington, what would be your decision in this case?
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