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Men of Greensboro and Guilford County

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, March 31, 2012
1. Men of Greensboro and Guilford County Marker
Inscription.
To the memory
of the men of Greensboro and Guilford County,
who fought for North Carolina and the Confederacy
in the War for Southern Independence.
1861 † † - † † 1865

These while in the prime of life,
fought, bled and died;
walking in the steps of Father
Abraham (Gen. 14:13-14)
in behalf of a lost cause.

While some of these in our church-
yards sleep,
others fill an unknown grave;
whether unknown or known to fame
their cause and country still the
same.
They died and wore the gray.

(by John A. Sloan)
Commander of the Guildford Grays

The Men of Guilford

Infantry
1. Co. E – 2 Reg. N.C. † † “The Guilford Guards”
2. Co. M – 21 Reg. N.C. † † “The Guilford Dixie Boys”
3. Co. E – 22 Reg. N.C. † † “The Guilford Minute Men”
4. Co. B – 27 Reg. N.C. † † “The Guilford Grays”
5. Co. B – 45 Reg. N.C. † † “Capt. Charles E. Shobers Co.
6. Co. C – 45 Reg. N.C. † † “The Guilford Light Infantry”
7. Co. A – 53 Reg. N.C. † † “Capt. A. P. McDanielís Co.”
8. Co. D – 53 Reg. N.C. † † “Capt. David Scott, Jr.ís Co.”
9. Co. F – 54 Reg. N.C. † † “The Stonewall Boys”

Cavalry
10.
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By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
2. Men of Greensboro and Guilford County Marker
Co. F – 19 Reg. - 2 N.C. Cav. † † “The Guilford Cavalry”
11. Co. I – 63 Reg. - 5 N.C. Cav. † † “Capt. John E. Whartonís Partisan Rangers”
12. Co. K – 63 Reg. - 5 N.C. Cav. † † “Capt. Nat P. Rankinís Partisan Rangers”
13. Co. H – 1 - 2 N. Battalion N.C. Cav. † † “Capt. Thomas R. Duvalís Co.”

Reserves
14. Co. A – 72 Reg. - 3 N.C. Junior Reserves † † “Capt. John W. Pitts Co.”
15. Co. B – 77 Reg. - 7 N.C. Senior Reserves † † “Capt. Jacob Boonís Co.”
16. Co. C – 77 Reg. - 7 N.C. Senior Reserves † † “Capt. W. B. Johnstonís Co.

Home Guard
17. 4 Reg. - 3 N.C. Home Guard † † “Col. James R. Coleís Reg.”

“Lest we forget”

Erected May 10, 1986
by
The Col. John Sloan Camp, 1290
Sons of Confederate Veterans

 
Erected 1986 by Sons of Confederate Veterans - Col. John Sloan Camp, 1290.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 36° 4.051′ N, 79° 47.405′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on S Davie Street, on
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By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
3. Men of Greensboro and Guilford County Marker
the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Army of Tennessee (here, next to this marker); Confederate Cabinet (here, next to this marker); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Davis (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Arms Factory (about 300 feet away); General Nathanael Greene (about 600 feet away); Original Methodist Church / Former Methodist Cemetery (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
4. Markers on S Davie Street
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By Michael C. Wilcox, March 31, 2012
5. Men of Greensboro and Guilford County Marker
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By Michael C. Wilcox, March 31, 2012
6. Men of Greensboro and Guilford County Marker
 
 
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