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

Winston Monument

 
 
Winston Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
1. Winston Monument
Inscription.
In memory
of the
North Carolina Troops
under
Major Joseph Winston
who were fighting the
Hessians
and Tarleton’s Cavalry
near this spot
after the Continental Line
had retreated
from the field of battle
March the 15th, 1781.

[ Right Side of Monument: ]
Major Joseph Winston
Captain Jesse Franklin
Richard Talliaferro
----------
Palmam Qui Meruit Ferat

[ Left of Monument: ]
Erected by
Governor Thomas M. Holt
1893

 
Erected 1893 by N.C. Governor Thomas M. Holt.
 
Location. 36° 7.818′ N, 79° 50.379′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on Guilford Courthouse Tour Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, on the Auto Tour at stop 4. 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. Expanding Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); Legend vs. Reality (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peter Francisco / Marquis of Bretigny and Col. Wm. Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sustained Firefight
Winston Monument (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
2. Winston Monument (Front)
(approx. ¼ mile away); Guilford Courthouse National Military Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Second Line Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); Death of Stewart (approx. ¼ mile away); Hon. Lieut. Colonel Stuart (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on September 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on September 3, 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 September 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Right of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
3. Right of Monument
Left of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
4. Left of Monument
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
5. Back of Monument
Closeup of Major Joseph Winston Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
6. Closeup of Major Joseph Winston Statue
Sculptor’s Mark image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
7. Sculptor’s Mark
Sheet Metal Statue
by
W. H. Mullins
Salem, Ohio   USA
Graves of Joseph Winston and Jesse Franklin image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
8. Graves of Joseph Winston and Jesse Franklin
Major Joseph Winston and Captain Jesse Franklin are buried a short distance from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 25 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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