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

1st Virginia Cavalry

 
 
1st Virginia Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
1. 1st Virginia Cavalry Marker
Inscription.
This site was occupied
by the 1st Virginia Cavalry
under Lieutenant Colonel
William Washington Contíl
Line and it was here Captain
Griffin Fauntleroy, 1st Va.
Lt. Dragoons, Contíl Line
was mortally wounded on
March 15, 1781.
Born September 28, 1754.
Northumberland Co., Va.

 
Location. 36° 8.095′ N, 79° 50.483′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on Auto Tour Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, on the Auto Tour at stop 7. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Regularsí Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The British Perspective (within shouting distance of this marker); Hon. Lieut. Colonel Stuart (within shouting distance of this marker); Death of Stewart (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maryland Monument (about 400 feet away); Delaware Monument (about 500 feet away); Delaware Continentals (about 500 feet away); Peter Francisco / Marquis of Bretigny and Col. Wm. Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .
Marker in Guilford Courthouse NMP image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
2. Marker in Guilford Courthouse NMP

1. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on August 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on August 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, 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 August 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
1st Virginia Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
3. 1st Virginia Cavalry Marker
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2006
4. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
1st Virginia Cavalry image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 15, 2015
5. 1st Virginia Cavalry
Lt. Col. William Washington and the 1st Virginia Cavalry attack the rear of the British line during the Battle of Guilford Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 654 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on March 17, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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