The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Thursday, March 15, 1781.             

"I never saw such fighting since God made me. The Americans fought like demons"

-Lt. General Charles, Earl Cornwallis

The largest, most hotly-contested battle of the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign was fought at the small North Carolina backcountry hamlet of Guilford Courthouse. The battle proved to be the highwater mark of British military operations in the Revolutionary War.

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The Revolutionary War Battle of Guilford Courthouse was fought on March 15, 1781.

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Nathanael Greene

Nathanael Greene

Major General Nathanael Greene, commander of the American forces at Guilford Courthouse.

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Lord Charles Cornwallis

Lord Charles Cornwallis

Lt. General Charles, Earl Cornwallis, commander of British forces at Guilford Courthouse.

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Online Museum Exhibits

Online Museum Exhibits

Prior to your visit, feel free to discover some of our museum collection by visiting our online museum exhibits.

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