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

Maryland Monument

 
 
Maryland Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
1. Maryland Monument Marker
Inscription.
Marylandís tribute to
her heroic dead.
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Erected by members of
the Maryland Historical
Society
in memory of the soldiers
of the Maryland Line.
1781-1892
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Non Omnis Moriar

 
Erected 1892 by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 36° 8.047′ N, 79° 50.542′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker can be reached from Guilford Courthouse Tour Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, along the Historic New Garden Road walking trail. 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. Delaware Monument (a few steps from this marker); Delaware Continentals (within shouting distance of this marker); Hon. Lieut. Colonel Stuart (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1st Virginia Cavalry (about 400 feet away); Dr. David Caldwell (about 400 feet away); Death of Stewart (about 500 feet away); Regularsí Monument (about 600 feet away); The British Perspective (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
More about this marker.
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
2. Back of Monument
The back of the monument contains a plaque of the Maryland State Seal.
 
Also see . . .
1. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on August 28, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on August 28, 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 28, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Maryland Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
3. Maryland Monument
This monument is dedicated to the Maryland soldiers who fought in the Battle of Guilford Courthouse on March 15, 1781.
Maryland Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
4. Maryland Monument
It was near this site towards the end of the battle that British Gen. Charles Cornwallis had two cannon fire grapeshot into combatants fighting hand-to-hand. While this resulted in the deaths of many British troops, as well as Americans, it did put a stop to the fighting.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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