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  • Monument Name

    George Reynolds Monument, Guilford Courthouse

  • Type

    Marker

  • Subjects

    Revolutionary War, 1775-1783

  • City

    Greensboro

  • County

    Guilford

  • Description

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

  • Inscription

    Front: IN MEMORIAM / CAPT. GEORGE REYNOLDS / 1754 - 1813 / OFFICER UNDER GENERAL GREENE IN / REVOLUTIONARY ARMY

    Rear: ERECTED BY CHARTER MEMBERS OF / GEORGE REYNOLDS CHAPTER D.A.R. /
    [Left column] MRS. E.R. TAYLOR / MRS. K.R. MILLNER / MRS. E.T. WITHERS / MRS. M.T. DAVIDSON / MRS. K.M. KING / MRS. C.M. CARTER /
    [Right column] MRS. A.M. IVEY / MRS. M.R. SNOW / MRS. H.W. PENN / MISS. A.R. MILLNER / MISS A.H. TAYLOR / MISS M.E. MILLNER / DONATED BY / J.E AND T.E. REYNOLDS

  • Custodian

    Guilford Battleground Company

  • Dedication Date

    November 23, 1928

  • Decade

    1920s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    36.132580 , -79.844500 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

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

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

      “Capt. George Reynolds,” The Historical Marker Database, HMdb.org, (accessed April 11, 2018) Link

  • 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.

  • Location

    The memorial is located in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, at stop 8 of the Auto Tour Road. It 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 and a few steps away from Joseph Morehead Monument.

  • Landscape

    The marker stands on grass with several memorials within walking distance.

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