Charlotte center city in Charlotte in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Revolutionary War soldier and patriot
Signer and reputed author of
the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, NC
Captain - NC
Battle of Moore' Creek Bridge - 27 February 1776
Surgeon 1st North Carolina
Prisoner of War - Charleston, SC - 1780
Born in 1744 in Maryland
Died in 1781 in Mecklenburg County NC
Erected 2016 by Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter, NSDAR; & Mecklenburg Chapter, North Carolina SAR.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is February 27, 1776.
Location. 35° 13.75′ N, 80° 50.584′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. It is in Charlotte center city. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of West 5th Street and North Church Street, on the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 N Church St, 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. Settlers' Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Restoration Efforts For Settlers' Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Prominent Charlotteans Buried At Settlers' Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Settlers' Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); The War Between The States (a few steps from this marker); Census Information (a few steps from this marker); Gold Mining (a few steps from this marker); Early Education (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.