General Francis Nash Chapter

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  • September 14, 2024 10:15 AM - September 14, 2024 3:15 PM

    The Battle of Guilford Courthouse - a Victory Within a Defeat

    "I never saw such fighting since God made me. The Americans fought like demons."                   - Lt. General Charles, Earl Cornwallis

    On March 15, 1781, six years into the American Revolution, General Greene and Lord Cornwallis' troops faced off at a small courthouse community.  The battle would change the course of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution.  Cornwallis' heavy casualties led to his withdrawal from the Carolinas, and, ultimately, his surrender at Yorktown, VA, on October 19, 1781.


    Saturday, September 14

    • Arrive 10:15 a.m. – Self Drive/RideShare – 75 minutes
    • View Museum, a 30 minute FILM, a 10 minute Battle Map film
    • 12:15 LUNCH in Visitor Center Conference Room
    • 13:15 Meet Ranger Jason Baum
    • Commence Walking Tour of Battlefield Site
      • Monuments and Signage
      • Trails with a history
      • Minute-by-minute battle progression
      • John Braswell will also be with us
    • 15:15 Return to Visitor Center / depart for home

    Cost:  $15 covers lunch and beverages

    Image:  Battle of Guilford Court House by Don Troiani, original painting on display at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park Visitor Center

  • November 16, 2024 All day

    Time and location TBD

    Mark your calendars!