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Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

General Nathanael Greene

1742 - 1786

 
 
General Nathanael Greene Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
1. General Nathanael Greene Marker
Inscription.
[ Right of Monument: ]
“ . . . in the very name Greene are remembered all the virtues and talents which can illustrate the patriot, the statesman, and the military leader.”
Marquis de Lafayette

[ Left of Monument: ]
“I never saw such fighting since God made me. The Americans fought like demons.”
General Charles, Earl Cornwallis

[ Back of Monument: ]
A Gift from
The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation
commemorating Greensboro’s Bicentennial
2008

James Barnhill,   Sculptor

 
Erected 2008 by Joseph M. Bryan Foundation.
 
Location. 36° 4.114′ N, 79° 47.51′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of S Greene Street and W McGee Street, in the median on S Greene Street. Click for map. Marker is located in the center of the Holliday Traffic Circle in Greensboro. 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. Jefferson Davis (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Carolina Railroad (about 400 feet away); Original Methodist Church / Former Methodist Cemetery
Right of Gen. Greene Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
2. Right of Gen. Greene Monument
(about 500 feet away); Confederate Arms Factory (about 500 feet away); Men of Greensboro and Guilford County (about 600 feet away); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (about 600 feet away); The Army of Tennessee (about 700 feet away); Confederate Cabinet (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Major General Nathanael Greene. (Submitted on August 8, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Left of Gen. Greene Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
3. Left of Gen. Greene Monument
Rear of Gen. Greene Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
4. Rear of Gen. Greene Monument
General Nathanael Greene Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
5. General Nathanael Greene Monument
General Nathanael Greene was the Commander of the Southern Army during the Revolutionary War. He fought British Gen. Cornwallus at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, not far from this monument, on March 15, 1781.
Greene Monument in Greensboro image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
6. Greene Monument in Greensboro
General Nathanael Greene Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
7. General Nathanael Greene Marker
Closeup General Nathanael Greene image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
8. Closeup General Nathanael Greene
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 620 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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