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Lieut. Col. “Hal.” Dixon

 
 
Lieut. Col. “Hal.” Dixon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2015
1. Lieut. Col. “Hal.” Dixon Marker
NOTE: The Battle of Monmouth was actually fought on June 28, 1778.
Inscription.
In memoriam.
Lieut. Col. “Hal.” Dixon,
of Caswell County   N.C.
3rd N.C. Regiment, Continental Line

Brandywine       Sept. 11 1777.
Germantown       Oct. 4th 1777.
Monmouth       June 20th 1778.
Stono Ferry       June 20th 1779.
Camden       Aug. 16th 1779.
Guilford Court House       March 15, 1781

The embodiment of chivalry.
The idol of his soldiers.
Thrice wounded in battle
from which he died
July 17th, 1782.
1895

 
Erected 1895.
 
Location. 36° 7.84′ N, 79° 50.707′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker can be reached from Old Battleground Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. 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. Second Line Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sustained Firefight (about 300 feet away); Captain James Morehead (about 400 feet away); Mrs. Martha McFarlane McGee-Bell (about 400 feet away); Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
Lieut. Col. “Hal.” Dixon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2015
2. Lieut. Col. “Hal.” Dixon Marker
(about 400 feet away); William Hooper (about 500 feet away); John Penn (about 500 feet away); Signers Monument (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 17, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Account of the battle from the American Revolution War website. (Submitted on March 17, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. A Biographical Sketch of Patriot Lt. Col. Henry (Hal) Dixon. Sons of the American Revolution. (Submitted on March 17, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2015
3. Marker in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 17, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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