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Battle Monument of Alamance

Battle of Alamance Monument
Alamance Battlefield
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: http://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/162

Description: A small obelisk situated on top of four rectangular bases, the topmost of which is inscribed, sits in the middle of the Alamance battlefield.

Inscription:
Side 1: HERE / WAS FOUGHT THE / BATTLE OF / ALAMANCE / MAY 16TH, 1771 / BETWEEN THE / BRITISH AND THE / REGULATORS


Side 2: LIBERTY


Side 3: FIRST BATTLE OF THE REVOLUTION


Side 4: 1880


Dedication date: 1880

Subject notes: The battle between two small forces was fought on May 16th, 1771.

Landscape: The monument rests on the site of the actual battle. The Hunter monument is within sight.

City: Burlington

County: Alamance

Subjects: Colonial Wars,Revolutionary War

Latitude: 
36.00835
Longitude: 
-79.5207
Subjects: 
Origin - location: 

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