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

Hon. Lieut. Colonel Stuart

 
 
Hon. Lieut. Colonel Stuart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
1. Hon. Lieut. Colonel Stuart Marker
Inscription.
Of the Second Bat-
alion of the Queens
Guards, was killed
at this spot by
Captain John Smith
of the First Mary-
land Regiment.

[ Left Side of Monument: ]
Col. Stuart’s sword
was unburied here
in 1866.

[ Right Side of Monument: ]
Erected by the
G.B.G. Co. in honor
of a brave foe.
1895

 
Erected 1895 by Guilford Battleground Company.
 
Location. 36° 8.058′ N, 79° 50.465′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on Guilford Courthouse Tour Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, near auto tour stop 7. 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. Death of Stewart (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Virginia Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Regulars’ Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The British Perspective (about 300 feet away); Maryland Monument (about 400 feet away); Delaware Monument
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
2. Left Side of Monument
(about 400 feet away); Delaware Continentals (about 500 feet away); Peter Francisco / Marquis of Bretigny and Col. Wm. Washington (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on August 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on August 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse 1781. An account of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse from a British perspective from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on August 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
3. Right Side of Monument
Col. Stewart Death Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
4. Col. Stewart Death Monument
The monument was erected in 1895 on the spot where the sword of Lt. Col. James Stuart (Stewart) was unearthed in 1866.
Guilford Courthouse NMP image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
5. Guilford Courthouse NMP
The Stuart monument was created by J. H. Neese of Greensboro, N.C.
Hon. Lieut. Colonel Stuart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2015
6. Hon. Lieut. Colonel Stuart Marker
The New Jersey Light Infantry encampment can be seen behind the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 535 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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