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Riegelwood in Columbus County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cornwallis

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, February 5, 2017
1. Cornwallis Marker
Inscription.  Retreating after Battle of Guilford Courthouse, en route to Wilmington, passed near here with his army in April 1781.
 
Erected 2010 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number D-21.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 34° 20.113′ N, 78° 13.308′ W. Marker is in Riegelwood, North Carolina, in Columbus County. Marker is on Old Stage Highway (State Highway 87) just south of Cornwallis Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Riegelwood NC 28456, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge (approx. 10.8 miles away); Oakland (approx. 13.9 miles away); Benjamin Smith (approx. 14 miles away); Daniel L. Russell (approx. 14.9 miles away).
 
Cornwallis Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 5, 2017
2. Cornwallis Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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