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

Crown Forces at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse

 
 
Crown Forces at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2016
1. Crown Forces at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse Marker
Inscription.
In memory of the men who fought
and the units of the Crown Forces
in which they served at the
Battle of Guilford Courthouse
March 15, 1781

MMXVI

< Rear of Monument: >
Lt. Gen. Charles, 2nd Earl Cornwallis
Commanding Officer

Lest We Forget

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Hessen-Kassel Regiment von Bose
det. Hessen-Kassel Jägerkorps
det. Ansbach-Bayreuth Jägerkorps
det. 17th Regiment of Light Dragoons
British Legion Cavalry
Royal North Carolina Regiment

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det. 1st Regiment of Foot Guards
det. Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards
det. 3rd Regiment of Foot Guards
23rd Regiment of Foot, Royal Welch Fusiliers
33rd Regiment of Foot
2nd Battalion, 71st Regiment of Foot, Frasier’s Highlanders
dets. Capt. T. Johnson’s and Capt. C. Wood’s Coys, Royal Regiment of Artillery

 
Erected 2016.
 
Location. 36° 7.794′ N, 79° 50.919′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of Greenhurst Drive and Green Acres Lane, on the right when traveling south on Greenhurst Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in Guilford Courthouse
Rear of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2016
2. Rear of Monument
National Military Park, on the Auto Tour between the Visitor Center and stop 2. 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. Local Hero (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. Arthur Forbis (about 400 feet away); Capt. James Tate (about 400 feet away); Fragmented Attack (about 500 feet away); The Battle Begins (about 700 feet away); Guilford Courthouse National Military Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Captain James Morehead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monument Row (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse 1781. An account of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse from a British perspective from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on July 18, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 18, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on July 18, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2016
3. Right Side of Monument
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2016
4. Left Side of Monument
Crown Forces Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2016
5. Crown Forces Monument
Crown Forces Monument at Guilford Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2016
6. Crown Forces Monument at Guilford Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 18, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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