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Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

Scale ca. 1:11,000. Folded title: Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina. Includes descriptive index. Text and illus. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a r... More

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

The battle fought here on March 15, 1781, was the largest, most hotly-contested action of the Revolutionary Wars climactic Southern Campaign. The serious loss of British manpower suffered ... More

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

The battle fought here on March 15, 1781, was the largest, most hotly-contested action of the Revolutionary Wars climactic Southern Campaign. The serious loss of British manpower suffered ... More

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

The battle fought here on March 15, 1781, was the largest, most hotly-contested action of the Revolutionary Wars climactic Southern Campaign. The serious loss of British manpower suffered ... More

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

The battle fought here on March 15, 1781, was the largest, most hotly-contested action of the Revolutionary Wars climactic Southern Campaign. The serious loss of British manpower suffered ... More

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

The battle fought here on March 15, 1781, was the largest, most hotly-contested action of the Revolutionary Wars climactic Southern Campaign. The serious loss of British manpower suffered ... More

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

The battle fought here on March 15, 1781, was the largest, most hotly-contested action of the Revolutionary Wars climactic Southern Campaign. The serious loss of British manpower suffered ... More

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

The battle fought here on March 15, 1781, was the largest, most hotly-contested action of the Revolutionary Wars climactic Southern Campaign. The serious loss of British manpower suffered ... More

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

Views at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

The battle fought here on March 15, 1781, was the largest, most hotly-contested action of the Revolutionary Wars climactic Southern Campaign. The serious loss of British manpower suffered ... More

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina

"*GPO: 1991--281-954/40035. Reprint 1991." Title from panel. Includes descriptive index, text, and col. ill. Text, col. ill., and map of the Battle of Guildford House on verso. Available also through the Librar... More

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina, official map and guide

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina, official m...

"*GPO: 1996--404-952/40109. Reprint 1996." Panel title. Includes descriptive index, text, and col. ill. Text, col. ill., and map of the Battle of Guildford House on verso. Available also through the Library of ... More

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina, official map and guide

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina, official m...

"*GPO: 1998--432-903/60314. Reprint 1998." Panel title. Includes descriptive index, text, and col. ill. Text, col. ill., and map of the Battle of Guildford House on verso. Available also through the Library of ... More

Guilford Courthouse, official map and guide

Guilford Courthouse, official map and guide

"*GPO: 2000--460-976/00263. Reprint 1998." Panel title. Includes text and col. ill. Text, col. ill., and map of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web sit... More

Guilford Courthouse, National Military Park, North Carolina

Guilford Courthouse, National Military Park, North Carolina

"*GPO: 2002--491-282/40294. Reprint 2002." Title from panel. Includes text and col. ill. Text, col. ill., and map of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress We... More

Guilford Courthouse, National Military Park, North Carolina

Guilford Courthouse, National Military Park, North Carolina

*GPO: 2004--304-337/00138. Reprint 2004." Title from panel. Includes text and col. ill. Text, col. ill., and map of "Battle of Guilford" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... More

Guilford Courthouse, National Military Park, North Carolina

Guilford Courthouse, National Military Park, North Carolina

*GPO: 2006--320-369/00561. Reprint 2004." Title from panel. Includes text and color illustrations. Text, color illustrations, and map of "Battle of Guilford" on verso. Available also through the Library of Cong... More

Joseph Morhead Monument

Joseph Morhead Monument

Dedicated 1912. Joseph Morehead, second president of the Guilford Battle Ground Company, was born in Greensboro, North Carolina on July 9, 1840. He attended the University of North Carolina and served in the Ci... More

Pavillion

Pavillion

Pavillion

American Third Line Monument

American Third Line Monument

Dedicated 1910. This tall granite shaft commemorates the Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware Continentals who fought in the climactic stages of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse.

Davidson Arch and Hooper Monument

Davidson Arch and Hooper Monument

Davidson Arch and Hooper Monument

Guilford Battle-Ground Park

Guilford Battle-Ground Park

Guilford Battle-Ground Park early map produced for the Guilford Battle-Ground Company, January 1889

Davidson and Nash Arches

Davidson and Nash Arches

Davidson and Nash Arches

Artillery Demonstration

Artillery Demonstration

Artillery demonstrations are performed by volunteers at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.

Greensboro Transportation: Spirit of 76'

Greensboro Transportation: Spirit of 76'

Greensboro Transportation: Spirit of 76'

Alamance/Colonial/Hunter Monument

Alamance/Colonial/Hunter Monument

Alamance Monument also known as Colonial Monument and Hunter Monument. Unveiled June 1902. Removed to Alamance Battleground State Historic Site in 1962.

General Westmoreland anniversary 1981

General Westmoreland anniversary 1981

General William Westmoreland at Battle Anniversary Commemoration 1981.

Lake Caldwell

Lake Caldwell

Lake Caldwell, built in early 1930's and drained in 1959

Lake Caldwell Dam 1938

Lake Caldwell Dam 1938

Lake Caldwell Dam in 1938

Militia Men

Militia Men

Militia Men Summer 1973, S. Culclasure and D. Long

Unveiling of Greene Monument July 3, 1915

Unveiling of Greene Monument July 3, 1915

Unveiling of Greene Monument on July 3, 1915.

Maryland Monument

Maryland Monument

Dedicated 1892. This monument honors the Maryland troops in the battle. It was financed by contributions from the Maryland Historical Society.

American Freedom Train Museum Exhibit Cars

American Freedom Train Museum Exhibit Cars

American Freedom Train Museum Exhibit Cars, October 1976

Pavillion December 3, 1949

Pavillion December 3, 1949

Pavillion December 3, 1949. Looking directly West

Artist's mold of horse for Greene Monument 1915

Artist's mold of horse for Greene Monument 1915

Francis H. Packer's mold of horse for Greene Monument

Old Battleground and New Garden Road

Old Battleground and New Garden Road

Old Battleground and New Garden Road 1937. Looking west Signers Monument and Washington's Visit Monument in background.

Bugler Gillies Monument

Bugler Gillies Monument

Dedicated 1898. James Gillies was a young bugler in Lee's Legion killed by pursuing British cavalry in February 1781 near present-day Oak Ridge. His remains were buried at Bruce's Crossroads (now Summerfield).

"Caruther" map

"Caruther" map

Reverend Eli Caruther's 1856 plan of battle, demonstrating his attempted to reconcile the contemporary, mid-19th Century scene with that of 1781

Signers Monument

Signers Monument

The Signers Monument was officially dedicated July 3rd, 1897. It covers the reinterred remains of two of North Carolina's signers of the Declaration of Independence, William Hooper and John Penn.

Guilford Courthouse Artillery

Guilford Courthouse Artillery

The Guilford Courthouse Artillery Crew presents interpretive programs for park visitors

Living History Volunteers

Living History Volunteers

Living History Volunteers, 2002

Public Works Administration

Public Works Administration

Grading operations on New Garden Road. Roller at work.

President Gerald Ford

President Gerald Ford

President Gerald Ford visits in March 1976

Signers Monument and Grave

Signers Monument and Grave

The Signers Monument was officially dedicated July 3rd, 1897. It covers the reinterred remains of two of North Carolina's signers of the Declaration of Independence, William Hooper and John Penn.

David Caldwell Monument

David Caldwell Monument

Dedicated 1909. Reverend David Caldwell was a native of Pennsylvania and a graduate of the College of New Jersey (Princeton University). A Presbyterian minister (with pastorates at Alamance and Buffalo Presbyte... More

Musket Demonstration 1993

Musket Demonstration 1993

Musket Demonstration 1993, Steve Ware

Lady VIPs at Guilford Courthouse

Lady VIPs at Guilford Courthouse

Lady VIPs at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park demonstrate 18th century cooking. Mrs. Ellen Lyon, Mrs. Anne Kennedy, Mrs. Kay Tiddy, Mrs. Ann Pierce and daughter

Arthur Forbis Monument

Arthur Forbis Monument

Dedicated 1887. Captain Arthur Forbis commanded a company of Guilford County militia and was mortally wounded in battle. It was the first monument erected on the battlefield.

Militia at First Line

Militia at First Line

Militia at First Line, Mike Thomas and Scott Culclasure

Cavalry Monument

Cavalry Monument

Dedicated 1909. The American cavalry was honored by this monument when it was dedicated in 1909. Two bronze tablets were added later to honor the "Virginia Giant" Peter Francisco, Lt. Col. William Washington an... More

18th Century Kitchen 1973

18th Century Kitchen 1973

18th Century Kitchen, May 1973

Construction of Greene Monument 1915

Construction of Greene Monument 1915

Construction of Greene Monument 1915 at Guilford Battleground

225th Anniversary Procession

225th Anniversary Procession

225th anniversary procession

Public Works Administration Supplies 1937

Public Works Administration Supplies 1937

Unloading supplies for the building of roads. 1937

Artist's Conceptual Model of Greene Monument

Artist's Conceptual Model of Greene Monument

Francis H. Packer's conceptual model of Greene Monument

Meal Call

Meal Call

Members of the Guilford Militia interpret 18th century camp life for visitors to the park

Davidson & Nash Arches

Davidson & Nash Arches

Postcard showing Davidson & Nash Arches with automobile

American Freedom Train

American Freedom Train

American Freedom Train, October 1976

American Freedom Train Ticket Stand

American Freedom Train Ticket Stand

American Freedom Train Ticket Stand, October 1976

Dismantling of Nash Monument

Dismantling of Nash Monument

Nash Arch removal. Crane removing keystone. Summer of 1937

Edward Stevens Monument

Edward Stevens Monument

Brigadier General Edward Stevens was commander of the left wing of the American second line, Virginia Militia, at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Stevens's militia fled in the face of the British charge at t... More

Guilford Courthouse Sketch by Lossing

Guilford Courthouse Sketch by Lossing

The battlefield at Guilford Courthouse as it appeared in 1854, according to a sktech by Benson, J. Lossing.

Protestor during Presidential visit in 1976

Protestor during Presidential visit in 1976

Protestor during Presidential visit in 1976

Memorial Day 1993

Memorial Day 1993

Memorial Day 1993, Paul McKenzie and Travis Roseboro

Greene Monument and Alamance/Colonial/Hunter Monum

Greene Monument and Alamance/Colonial/Hunter Monum

Nathanael Greene Monument and the Alamance/Colonial/Hunter Monument (left background) which is no longer on the grounds of Guilford Courthouse NMP. The monument was relocated to Alamance Battleground in the fall of 1962

British Encampment

British Encampment

Living history volunteers interpreting a British encampment for park visitors.

President Gerald Ford March 1976

President Gerald Ford March 1976

President Gerald Ford March 1976

"Tarleton" Map 1787

"Tarleton" Map 1787

"Tarleton" Map of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, so-called because it appeared in Tarleton's 1787 "A History of the Campaign of 1780-1"

"Schenck" map 1889

"Schenck" map 1889

Judge David Schenck's 1889 plan of the battle.

Debut of Maryland Monument October 15th 1892

Debut of Maryland Monument October 15th 1892

Debut of Maryland Monument October 15th 1892. J.W. Fry, Vice President of Guilford Battleground Company, David Shenck, President of Guilford Battleground Company, Miss. Edith Hagan, and Edward Graham Daves.

Signers Monument c.1895

Signers Monument c.1895

Signers Monument in it's original location at Old Battleground and New Garden Road c.1895

Jethro Sumner Monument and Grave

Jethro Sumner Monument and Grave

Jethro Sumner was Colonel of the 3rd NC Regiment, 1776-80, and was ultimately elevated to the rank of Brigadier General. He was not present at the battle of Guilford Courthouse but was on detached duty near Hil... More

Guilford Courthouse Fife & Drum Corps

Guilford Courthouse Fife & Drum Corps

The Guilford Courthouse Fife & Drum Corps provides interpretive programs for the park.

American Freedom Train Museum Exhibit Cars

American Freedom Train Museum Exhibit Cars

American Freedom Train Museum Exhibit Cars, October 1976

Ladies at Lake Wilfong

Ladies at Lake Wilfong

Ladies at Lake Wilfong. Taken late 19th, early 20th century.

Guilford Militia Camp

Guilford Militia Camp

The Guilford Militia is a group of dedicated living history volunteers that assist Guilford Courthouse NMP throughout the year.

Winston Monument

Winston Monument

Winston Monument late 19th century

Ladies of the Guilford Militia

Ladies of the Guilford Militia

Members of the Guilford Militia demonstrate women's roles in camp.

British Soldier

British Soldier

British Soldier, Don Long

Concert in the Park 1970's

Concert in the Park 1970's

Concert in the Park 1970's in the ampitheater that is no longer there.

Delaware Monument and Graves

Delaware Monument and Graves

Dedicated 1888. This monument marks the grave of three Delaware Continental soldiers. The monument was constructed of red, white, and blue marble.

Hal Dixon Monument

Hal Dixon Monument

Dedicated 1896. Lt. Colonel Henry "Hal" Dixon was appointed as Inspector General of Militia. He was present at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. He died in 1782 from wounds recieved in the Battle of Eutaw Spri... More

Joseph Winston Monument

Joseph Winston Monument

Dedicated 1895. Major Joseph Winston commanded the Surry County militia in the battle. The bronze statue is of Winston. The bronze tablet also lists Jesse Franklin and Richard Taliaferro.

Battleground Railroad Station c.1915

Battleground Railroad Station c.1915

Battleground Railroad Station c.1915

Greene Monument1958

Greene Monument1958

Greene Monument, 1958

Martha Bell Monument

Martha Bell Monument

Dedicated 1928. Matha McFarland was born in present-day Alamance County, North Carolina. Her first marriage was to John Mcgee, a wealthy farmer and trader. After McGee's death she married William Bell and moved... More

James Tate Monument and Grave

James Tate Monument and Grave

Dedicated 1891. Captain James Tate commanded a company of Augusta County Virginia militia. He was killed in the New Garden skirmish on the moring of the battle. His remains were reinterred at this site in 1891.

Cooking Demonstration

Cooking Demonstration

Cooking over an open fire is demontrated by volunteers at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.

Nash and Davidson Arches

Nash and Davidson Arches

Nash and Davidson Arches. The two massive arches stood astride New Garden Road between 1906 and 1937. Arches were removed in 1937 due to the advent of the automobile and it was felt that the narrow roadway unde... More

Davidson and Nash Monuments

Davidson and Nash Monuments

Davidson and Nash Monuments. Constructed in 1905. Dismantled in 1937.

Nathanael Greene Monument

Nathanael Greene Monument

Dedicated 1915. The strategic genius of Nathanael Greene dominated the southern campaign of the American Revolution in much the same fashion that the giant equestrian statue of Greene today dominates the battle... More

Athena at the Greene Monument

Athena at the Greene Monument

Athena, goddess of wisdom, war, strategy, industry, justice and skill

Davidson Arch and Signers Monument and Grave

Davidson Arch and Signers Monument and Grave

The William Lee Davidson Monument stood astride the New Garden Road between 1906 and 1937. It was removed from the battlefield in the fall of 1937 due to safety concerns with the invention of the automobile. Th... More

Early Courthouse Site Sign

Early Courthouse Site Sign

Early Courthouse Site Sign

"Haldane" Map

"Haldane" Map

"Haldane" Map, The 1781 British plan of the Battle of the Guilford Courthouse attributed to Liutenant Henry Haldane. For proper orientation, the north indicator should be turn counterclockwise approximately 50 degrees.

Sketch of the Guilford Battle Ground Park 1903

Sketch of the Guilford Battle Ground Park 1903

Guilford Battle Ground Park 1903

Guilford Battle-Ground Park July 4th 1892

Guilford Battle-Ground Park July 4th 1892

Early map produced for the Guilford Battle-Ground Company, July 4th 1892

Continental Dragoon

Continental Dragoon

Continental Dragoon, Scott Culclasure and Buck

Spring House c.1893

Spring House c.1893

Spring House c.1893

Greene Monument 1915

Greene Monument 1915

Greene Monument in the artist's studio of Francis Packer.

Alamnnce/Colonial/Hunter Monument

Alamnnce/Colonial/Hunter Monument

The monument is no longer located at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. It was relocated to the Alamance Battleground State Historic Site in 1962.