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The Battle of Ramsour's Mill

 
 
Collnel Francis Locke Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
1. Collnel Francis Locke Marker
Inscription.  
Half a mile north from here was fought
The Battle of Ramsour's Mill
between the Whigs and Tories, June 20, 1780.
Colonel Francis Locke
Commanded the Whig Army

 
Erected 1930 by The Jacob Forney Chapter D.A.R.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is June 20, 1813.
 
Location. 35° 28.314′ N, 81° 15.434′ W. Marker is in Lincolnton, North Carolina, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Square and North Aspen Street, on the left when traveling west on Court Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincolnton NC 28092, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Rufus Z. Johnston (within shouting distance of this marker); North State Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.D.C. Memorial Hall (about 400 feet away); André Michaux
Collnel Francis Locke Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
2. Collnel Francis Locke Marker
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(about 400 feet away); Hiram R. Revels (about 400 feet away); "Old White Church" Cemetery / " Old White Church " (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincolnton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 804 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 7, 2023