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  • Monument Name

    George Reynolds Monument, Guilford Courthouse

  • Type

    Marker

  • Subjects

    Revolutionary War

  • City

    Greensboro

  • County

    Guilford

  • Description

    A roughly-cut rectangular granite marker sits in memory of Captain George Reynolds. It is 3'10" high and 4' wide.

  • Inscription

    IN MEMORIAM / CAPT. GEORGE REYNOLDS / 1754 - 1815 / OFFICER UNDER GENERAL GREENE IN / REVOLUTIONARY WAR /

  • Custodian

    Guilford Battleground Company

  • Dedication Date

    November 23, 1928.

  • Decade

    1920s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    36.132580 , -79.844500 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "Arrangement for the Big Celebration at the Battle Ground," Greensboro Patriot Weekly (Greensboro, NC), June 17, 1903, 1 Link

      "Guilford Battle Ground Affairs," Greensboro Patriot Weekly (Greensboro, NC), June 1, 1903, 1-2 Link

      "Guilford: The Only Revolutionary Battlefield Now a National Park," Greensboro Patriot Weekly (Greensboro, NC), July 7, 1909, 1-3 Link

      "Inventory Form - Guilford Courthouse National Military Park," National Register of Historic Places, (accessed February 6, 2012) Link

      "Patriots Today Will Gather on Historic Grounds of Battle," Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), July 4, 1912 Link

      "Regulars For Guilford," Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), June 28, 1912, 1 Link

      "The Battle Ground Celebration," Greensboro Patriot Weekly (Greensboro, NC), July 5, 1905, 6 Link

      "The Battle Ground Company," Greensboro Patriot Weekly (Greensboro, NC), September 1, 1902, 1-2 Link

      "The Fourth at Guilford Battle Ground," Greensboro Patriot Weekly (Greensboro, NC), July 9, 1902, 1 Link

      "The Glorious Fourth," Greensboro Patriot Weekly (Greensboro, NC), July 1, 1901, 1 Link

      "Two Big Celebrations," Greensboro Patriot Weekly (Greensboro, NC), June 30, 1903, 1 Link

      Baker, Thomas E. The Monuments at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina, (Greensboro, NC: Guilford Courthouse NMP, 1991)

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Granite.

  • Sponsors

    The monument was donated by J.F. and T.E. Reynolds.

  • Monument Dedication and Unveiling

    The monument was unveiled by members of the George Reynolds Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

  • Subject Notes

    Captain George Reynolds was an officer under Greene in the Revolutionary War.

  • Landscape

    The George Reynolds Monument is within sight of the prominent Nathaniel Greene monument, alongside an old road (now a walking path); it is very close to the former location of the now-removed Clio monument.

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