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Gen. William Lee Davidson Was Killed

 
 
Gen. William Lee Davidson Was Killed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. Gen. William Lee Davidson Was Killed Marker
Inscription.
Cowan’s Ford, Catawba River
where
the Revolutionary Hero
Gen’l. William Lee Davidson
was killed in action Feb. 1, 1781

Born at
Lancaster, Pa.
1746
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Davidson College
Founded 1837
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Erected by
Edward Lee Baxter Davidson

 
Erected by Edward Lee Baxter Davidson.
 
Location. 35° 25.534′ N, 80° 55.009′ W. Marker is in Huntersville, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Beatties Ford Road and Brown Mill Road, on the right when traveling north on Beatties Ford Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntersville NC 28078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. How McGuire Works (approx. 1.8 miles away); Richard Barry (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Servant Entrance (approx. 4.2 miles away); Hopewell Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); William Lee Davidson (approx. 4.2 miles away); “Upping Block” (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Church Building (approx. 4.2 miles away); General William Lee Davidson (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntersville.
 
Also see . . .
Gen. Wm. Lee Davidson Was Killed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. Gen. Wm. Lee Davidson Was Killed Marker
Gen. William Lee Davidson was killed during the Battle of Cowan’s Ford in Meckleburg County, North Carolina. He was leading the Salisbury District militia against British and German troops under Gen. Charles Cornwallis as they marched on Charlotte. While rallying his men early in the battle, Gen. Davidson was shot and killed.
 Key facts about General William Lee Davidson from Davidson College website. (Submitted on February 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. EducationWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Huntersville image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. Marker in Huntersville
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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