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James Morehead Monument

James Morehead Monument
Guilford Courthouse
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: https://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/129

Description: This granite monument is roughly cut in the shape of a triangular prism; it holds a bronze plaque on one end.

Nickname: Tent Monument

Inscription:
1779 1900 /
TO /
CAPTAIN JAMES MOREHEAD /
OF THE 10TH REGIMENT /
N.C. CONTINENTAL LINE /
BATTLE OF STONO /
JUNE 20TH, 1779 /
ELIZABETHTON JULY 1781 /
BORN 1750 DIED 1815 /
ERECTED BY /
COL. JAMES T. AND JOSEPH /
M. MOREHEAD AND ROBERT /
PERCY GRAY


Dedication date: 1901
Creator: b

Materials & Techniques: Granite

Sponsor: James Turner, Joseph Morehead, Robert Percy Gray.


Landscape: In a line of monuments at the Guilford Battleground site, it is directly next to the Turner monument.

City: Greensboro

County: Guilford

Subjects: Revolutionary War

Latitude: 
36.13174
Longitude: 
-79.84662
Subjects: 
Origin - location: 

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