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Battle of Great Bridge DAR Monument

December 9, 1775

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, October 28, 2011
1. Battle of Great Bridge DAR Monument
side 1
Inscription.
(side 1)
This monument honors
Patriots who assembled
at this site in the Cause of
American Freedom in 1775

American Patriots
at the Battle

Second Virginia Regiment
Commanded by
Colonel William Woodford,
of Caroline County, Virginia

Culpeper Minute Men

Battle of Great Bridge
December 9, 1775


Monument placed by the
Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution
Mary Jane Irwin Davis, Sate Regent 2001-2004

(side 2)
American Patriots
at the Battle

Militia
of
Norfolk County, Virginia
Princess Anne County, Virginia
Currituck County, North Carolina
Pasquotank County, North Carolina

(side 3)
American Patriots
who arrived after the Battle
and joined the March
into Norfolk

Second North carolina
Continental Regiment
Commanded by
Colonel Robert Howe

Companies of
First Virginia Regiment
Amelia County Militia
Nansemond County Militia Southampton County Militia

(side 4)
American Patriots
at the Battle

Volunteers from
Halifax District
of North Carolina
Commanded
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By Bernard Fisher, October 28, 2011
2. Battle of Great Bridge DAR Monument
side 2
by
Colonel Nicholas Long

 
Erected 2006 by Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 36° 43.274′ N, 76° 14.354′ W. Marker is in Chesapeake, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Watson Road and North Battlefield Boulevard (Virginia Route 168), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesapeake VA 23320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Planning a Canal (a few steps from this marker); The Marshall Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Billy Flora (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Bridge Marshall Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Murray (within shouting distance of this marker); The Day is Our Own! (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty to Slaves (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the Original Causeway (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Chesapeake.
 
Also see . . .
1. Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation. (Submitted on October 29, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Battle of Great Bridge DAR Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 28, 2011
3. Battle of Great Bridge DAR Monument
side 3

2. Battle of Great Bridge. Wikipedia (Submitted on October 29, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Battle of Great Bridge DAR Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 28, 2011
4. Battle of Great Bridge DAR Monument
side 4
Culpeper Minute Men image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 28, 2011
5. Culpeper Minute Men
Battle of Great Bridge DAR Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 28, 2011
6. Battle of Great Bridge DAR Monument
Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways Historic Park and Visitor Center under construction
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 941 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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