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Rutherford's March Tribute

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
1. Rutherford's March Tribute Marker
Inscription.  A tribute to Mathias Barringer, Lipsicom Adam, - Grundt, - Haas, - Wilson, and another, who were massacred on John's River in Gen. Rutherford's "forced march" against the Cherokees in 1776, and to Philip Fry who alone escaped, and to Conrad Tippong, one of Lafayette's men, by a grateful posterity.

July 2, 1897.
 
Erected 1897 by grateful posterity.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 35° 39.771′ N, 81° 13.304′ W. Marker is in Newton, North Carolina, in Catawba County. Memorial is at the intersection of North College Avenue and East A Street, on the left when traveling north on North College Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newton NC 28658, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Court House Well (a few steps from this marker); Catawba County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Catawba County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); M.L. McCorkle (within shouting distance
Rutherford's March Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
2. Rutherford's March Tribute Marker
of this marker); Civil War Raid Through Western North Carolina (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hoke Smith (approx. 0.4 miles away); Charles H. Mebane (approx. 0.8 miles away); Catawba College (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
 
Also see . . .  Rutherford's Campaign. (Submitted on September 25, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Rutherford's March Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
3. Rutherford's March Tribute Marker
Rutherford's March Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
4. Rutherford's March Tribute Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 24, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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