Guilford Courthouse March 15, 1781 by John Hairr

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Published by Leo Cooper in Barnsley .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Guilford Courthouse, Battle of, N.C., 1781.,
  • Guilford Courthouse National Military Park (N.C.),
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.,
  • North Carolina -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Other titlesGuilford Courthouse :
StatementJohn Hairr.
SeriesBattleground America
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19912336M
ISBN 100850529573

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Uniforms, arms and equipment at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse: The British infantry wore red coats, with bearskin caps for grenadiers, tricorne hats for battalion companies and caps for the light infantry.

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The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas opens with the Battle of Sullivan’s Island where Patriot forces successfully defended the Charleston Harbor and concludes with the British victory at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse in While these two events bookend this military history, the meat of the work is a battle-by-battle march.

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ANDREW WALLACE ~ c, Lexington, Rockbridge County VA – MarchGuilford County NC; fought and died at Guilford Courthouse. He appears in numerous family works as a casualty, and is listed in “Known Military Dead During the American Revolutionary War, ,” by Clarence Stewart Peterson, as a Captain from Virginia.

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