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

Capt. James Tate

 
 
Capt. James Tate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 15, 2015
1. Capt. James Tate Marker
Inscription.
Capt. James Tate

VA. Rifleman

March 15, 1781

 
Location. 36° 7.868′ N, 79° 50.914′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of New Garden Road and Greenhurst Drive, on the right when traveling east on New Garden Road. Click for map. Marker is located in the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. 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. Crown Forces at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Battle Begins (about 500 feet away); Local Hero (about 500 feet away); Col. Arthur Forbis (about 500 feet away); Monument Row (about 600 feet away); Brig. Gen. Jethro Sumner (about 600 feet away); Guilford Courthouse National Military Park (about 600 feet away); Nathaniel Macon (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Account of the battle from the American Revolution War website. (Submitted on March 17, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Capt. James Tate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 15, 2015
2. Capt. James Tate Marker
Capt. James Tate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 15, 2015
3. Capt. James Tate Marker
Capt. James Tate, born in Augusta County, Virginia, commanded a company of Virginia militia that supported Lt. Col. Henry “Lighthorse Harry” Lee’s infantry. He was killed in the fighting near the New Garden Friends Meeting House on the morning of March 15, 1781.
Capt. James Tate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 15, 2015
4. Capt. James Tate Marker
The Capt. James Tate Marker as seen from New Garden Road.
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 15, 2015
5. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
The Capt. James Tate marker is located near the entrance to Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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