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Adairsville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Major John Lewis

Born in Va. 1757 — Died in Ga. 1840

 
 
Major John Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 23, 2011
1. Major John Lewis Marker
Inscription.
A Revolutionary soldier volunteer under Capt. Marks of Charlottesville, Va. Part of the time he belonged to the regiment that was detailed as a body guard to General LaFayette. He was in all the principle battles fought in New Jersey, Penn. and Va. He was at the battles of Monmouth, Brandy Wine, Stony Point, Germantown and lastly was present at the ever memorable Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown

How sleep the brave who sink to rest
with all their country's wishes blest.

Ann Berry Earle Lewis
Wife of Major John Lewis
Born — 1766 — Died — 1845
A sheaf ready for the garner
 
Location. 34° 23.046′ N, 84° 56.213′ W. Marker is in Adairsville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on Woody Road 0.1 miles west of Old U.S. 41. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Woody Road, Adairsville GA 30103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Site Adairsville — 1830ís (approx. 0.9 miles away); Adairsville, Georgia (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Great Locomotive Chase (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of the Robert C. Saxon House
Major John Lewis Revolutionary Soldier Brass Plate image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 23, 2011
2. Major John Lewis Revolutionary Soldier Brass Plate
Located atop the grave stone
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Historic Trimble House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mosteller's Mills (approx. 1.3 miles away); Johnston's Army at Adairsville (approx. 1.3 miles away); Federal Armies at Adairsville (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adairsville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Major John Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 23, 2011
3. Major John Lewis Marker
Major John Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 23, 2011
4. Major John Lewis Marker
Backside of grave stone
Major John Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 23, 2011
5. Major John Lewis Marker
Angle showing brass plate atop grave stone
Major John Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 23, 2011
6. Major John Lewis Marker
Grave Stone in relation to Oothcalooga Baptist Church below the hill
Sons of the American Revolution Cross image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 23, 2011
7. Sons of the American Revolution Cross
next to grave stone
Cemetery Sign image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 23, 2011
8. Cemetery Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 11, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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