“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Charlotte in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Battle of Charlotte

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By S. C. McCullough, September 22, 2018
1. Battle of Charlotte Marker
Inscription.  Cornwallis's army captured Charlotte after a fight here with Davie's troops, Sept. 26, 1780.
Erected 1992 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number L 18.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 35° 13.599′ N, 80° 50.624′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is on S. Tryon Street 0 miles south of Trade Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlotte NC 28202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jefferson Davis Informed of Lincoln's Death (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathanael Greene (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mecklenburg Resolves (about 400 feet away); British Encampment, 1780 (about 400 feet away); The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet (about 400 feet away); Confederate Navy Yard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mrs. "Stonewall Jackson" 1831-1915
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); N. C. League of Municipalities (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2018, by S. C. McCullough of Charlotte, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 160 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on October 30, 2018, by S. C. McCullough of Charlotte, North Carolina. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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