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Emporia in Greensville County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tarleton's Movements

 
 
Tarleton's Movements Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
1. Tarleton's Movements Marker
Inscription. At this point Tarleton, the British cavalryman, crossed the Meherrin River, May 14, 1781. Sent ahead of Cornwallis's army, he had raided through Southampton and Greensville counties.
 
Erected 1931 by Conservation & Development Comission. (Marker Number UM 40.)
 
Location. 36° 41.373′ N, 77° 32.48′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Virginia, in Greensville County. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 301) 0.1 miles north of Battery Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emporia VA 23847, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hicksford Raid (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shiloh Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Hicksford Raid Monument (about 600 feet away); Emporia – Greensville Veteran War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Benjamin D. Tillar, Jr. (about 700 feet away); Chaplain Thomas M. Bulla (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Hicks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greensville County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Emporia.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
South Main Street (facing north) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
2. South Main Street (facing north)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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