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Emporia, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tarleton's Movements

 
 
Tarleton's Movements Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
1. Tarleton's Movements Marker
Inscription. At this point Tarleton, the British cavalryman, crossed the Meherrin River, May 14, 1781. Sent ahead of Cornwallis's army, he had raided through Southampton and Greensville counties.
 
Erected 1931 by Conservation & Development Comission. (Marker Number UM-40.)
 
Location. 36° 41.373′ N, 77° 32.48′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Virginia. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 301) 0.1 miles north of Battery Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emporia VA 23847, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hicksford Raid (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shiloh Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Hicksford Raid Monument (about 600 feet away); Emporia – Greensville Veteran War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Benjamin D. Tillar, Jr. (about 700 feet away); Chaplain Thomas M. Bulla (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Hicks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greensville County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
South Main Street (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
2. South Main Street (facing north)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 693 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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