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Brig. Gen. Jethro Sumner

 
 
Brig. Gen. Jethro Sumner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2006
1. Brig. Gen. Jethro Sumner Marker
Inscription.
Brig – Gen. Jethro Sumner
Born in the year 1733
Died March 18, 1785
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Colonel of the Third North Carolina
Continental Troops
April 15, 1776
Charleston, June 28, 1776
Brandywine, Sept. 11, 1777
Germantown, Oct. 4, 1777
Monmouth, June 20, 1778
Stono Ferry, June 20, 1779
Eutaw Springs, Sept. 8, 1781
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Spotless in character, pure in patriotism,
the most eminent soldier among
the North Carolina Troops.

Side of Monument:
To the memory
of General
Jethro Sumner,
one of the Heroes
of 76

 
Location. 36° 7.917′ N, 79° 50.811′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on New Garden Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park on the Monument Row walking trail, just north of the Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument Row (a few steps from this marker); Nathaniel Macon (a few steps from this marker); A Heroine of ‘76 (within shouting distance of this marker); Gillies
Side of Gen. Sumner Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2006
2. Side of Gen. Sumner Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle Begins (within shouting distance of this marker); Guilford Courthouse National Military Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington’s Southern States Tour (about 300 feet away); Washington & Greene (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Monument Row image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2006
3. Marker on Monument Row
Gen. Jethro Sumner, an officer in the Militia, the Minute Men, and the North Carolina Troops is buried under this monument.
Marker in Guilford Courthouse NMP image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
4. Marker in Guilford Courthouse NMP
Monument Row image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2006
5. Monument Row
The Sumner Monument is on Monument Row, a walking trail in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park behind the Visitor Center.
 
 
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