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

Winston Monument

 
 
Winston Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
1. Winston Monument
Inscription.  
In memory
of the
North Carolina Troops
under
Major Joseph Winston
who were fighting the
Hessians
and Tarleton’s Cavalry
near this spot
after the Continental Line
had retreated
from the field of battle
March the 15th, 1781.

[ Right Side of Monument: ]
Major Joseph Winston
Captain Jesse Franklin
Richard Talliaferro
----------
Palmam Qui Meruit Ferat

[ Left of Monument: ]
Erected by
Governor Thomas M. Holt
1893

 
Erected 1893 by N.C. Governor Thomas M. Holt.
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
 
Location. 36° 7.818′ N, 79° 50.379′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on Guilford Courthouse Tour Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, on the Auto Tour at stop 4. 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. Expanding Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); Legend vs. Reality
Winston Monument (Front) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
2. Winston Monument (Front)
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Peter Francisco / Marquis of Bretigny and Col. Wm. Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sustained Firefight (approx. ¼ mile away); Guilford Courthouse National Military Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Second Line Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); Death of Stewart (approx. ¼ mile away); Hon. Lieut. Colonel Stuart (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on September 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on September 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse 1781. An account of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse from a British perspective from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on September 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Right of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
3. Right of Monument
Left of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
4. Left of Monument
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
5. Back of Monument
Closeup of Major Joseph Winston Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
6. Closeup of Major Joseph Winston Statue
Sculptor’s Mark image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
7. Sculptor’s Mark
Sheet Metal Statue
by
W. H. Mullins
Salem, Ohio   USA
Graves of Joseph Winston and Jesse Franklin image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
8. Graves of Joseph Winston and Jesse Franklin
Major Joseph Winston and Captain Jesse Franklin are buried a short distance from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 21, 2022