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Joseph Winston Grave
Description: This monument, marking the grave of Joseph Winston, takes the shape of a roughly-cut stone marker housing a bronze plaque. Franklin shares a 7' by 7' plot with Jesse Franklin.
JOSEPH WINSTON / MAJ SURRY COUNTY MILITIA / REVOLUTIONARY WAR / 1746 1815
Dedication date: Fall of 1906.
Materials & Techniques: Granite and Bronze.
Subject notes: Winston was born in 1746. He was a Colonel in the North Carolina Militia during the Revolutionary War and led a company of riflemen at the Battle of Guilford Court House. Winston later represented North Carolina as both a Representative and a Senator in the United States Congress. He died in 1815 in Stokes County, North Carolina.
Landscape: Winston's remains are located in a plot shared with Jesse Franklin.
Subjects: Revolutionary War
11 July 2014 | Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina