Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Brig. Gen. Jethro Sumner
Born in the year 1733
Died March 18, 1785
Colonel of the Third North Carolina
April 15, 1776
Charleston, June 28, 1776
Brandywine, Sept. 11, 1777
Germantown, Oct. 4, 1777
Monmouth, June 20, 1778
Stono Ferry, June 20, 1779
Eutaw Springs, Sept. 8, 1781
Spotless in character, pure in patriotism,
the most eminent soldier among
the North Carolina Troops.
Side of Monument:
To the memory
one of the Heroes
Location. 36° 7.917′ N, 79° 50.811′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on New Garden Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park on the Monument Row walking trail, just north of the Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27410, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument Row (a few steps from this marker); Nathaniel Macon (a few steps from this marker); A Heroine of ‘76 Gillies (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle Begins (within shouting distance of this marker); Guilford Courthouse National Military Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington’s Southern States Tour (about 300 feet away); Washington & Greene (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
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