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Adams Grove in Southampton County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tarleton's Movements

 
 
Tarleton's Movements Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
1. Tarleton's Movements Marker
Inscription. Near this point Tarleton, the British cavalryman, entered the road from the south and moved westward to clear the fords for Cornwallis's army, May 14, 1781. Cornwallis was moving north on Petersburg. (Marker Number U-102.)
 
Location. 36° 41.169′ N, 77° 23.091′ W. Marker is in Adams Grove, Virginia, in Southampton County. Marker is on Southampton Blvd (U.S. 58) near Adams Grove Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Drewryville VA 23844, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Y. Mason's Home (a few steps from this marker); Sussex County / Greensville County (approx. 7.2 miles away); Memorial League WWI Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away); Emporia Railroad History (approx. 8.4 miles away); Hicksford Raid Monument (approx. 8.6 miles away); John Day (approx. 8.6 miles away); Butts Tavern (approx. 8.6 miles away); Fearnought (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Military History,Biographies,Army,American Revolution,Banastre Tarleton. During his long military career Tarleton steadily moved up through the ranks. His promotions include major (1776), lieutenant colonel (1778), colonel (1790), major general (1794), lieutenant general (1801),
Tarleton's Movements Marker, looking west along US 58 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
2. Tarleton's Movements Marker, looking west along US 58
and general (1812). In addition, Tarleton served as a Member of Parliament for Liverpool (1790), as well as was made a Baronet (1815) and a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (1820). (Submitted on October 23, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Tarleton's Movements Marker looking northward along Adams Grove Road, at right image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
3. Tarleton's Movements Marker looking northward along Adams Grove Road, at right
Banastre Tarleton image. Click for full size.
By Sir Joshua Reynolds
4. Banastre Tarleton
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 23, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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