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

Battle of Clapp's Mill

 
 
Battle of Clapp's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, May 8, 2010
1. Battle of Clapp's Mill Marker
Inscription.  Troops led by Henry Lee ambushed British cavalry of Banastre Tarleton one mile north, Mar. 2, 1781. Americans retreated under heavy British fire.
 
Erected 1993 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G 111.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsNotable PlacesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 36° 0.781′ N, 79° 30.714′ W. Marker is in Alamance, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is at the intersection of NC Highway 62 and Porter Sharpe Road, on the right when traveling south on NC Highway 62. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5504 NC Highway 62 South, Alamance NC 27201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Revolutionary War Connection (approx. 0.6 miles away); Colonial Column (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Battle of the Alamance (approx. 0.6 miles away); The John Allen House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Alamance (approx. 0.6 miles away);
Battle of Clapp's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
2. Battle of Clapp's Mill Marker
Battle of Alamance Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pugh's Rock (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Battle of the Revolution (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alamance.
 
Additional keywords. Redcoats, Lighthorse Harry, Battle of Alamance, American Revolutionary War, Regulators, militiamen, Nathanael Greene, Pyle's Massacre, Weitzel's Mill, Guilford Courthouse
 
Battle of Clapp's Mill Marker at Roadside image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, May 8, 2010
3. Battle of Clapp's Mill Marker at Roadside
Battle of Clapp's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
4. Battle of Clapp's Mill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 1,936 times since then and 71 times this year. Last updated on July 3, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on May 8, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..   2. submitted on July 31, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on May 8, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..   4. submitted on July 31, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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