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Painting of Nathanael Greene in blue commander uniform and Cornwallis in red commander uniform

The Commanders

Learn about Major General Nathanael Greene and Lord Charles, Earl Cornwallis. What type of leaders were they?

Watercolor painting of American officer on horseback behind soldiers in a forest

Learn about the American Officers

Who were the American Officers and how did their command and interpretation of Greene's strategy play out?

Watercolor painting of militia laying on ground behind a split rail fence, with standing officer

Learn about the Patriot Soldiers

Greene's army was made of militia and Continental soldiers, this variety determined the effectiveness of his strategy.

Watercolor painting of seven British officers gathered around a map, under a tent

Learn about the British Officers

Learn about the Crown Forces officers who executed Cornwallis's offensive strategy in the dense woods of Guilford Courthouse.

Watercolor painting of the 71st Regiment standing with muskets and wearing bonnets and red jackets

Learn about the Crown Forces soldiers

Cornwallis's Crown Forces were made of soldiers from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Hesse-Cassel, and America.

Watercolor painting of an African American Continental soldier holding musket

Learn about African Americans in the War

African Americans fought on the American and British side, and the war did not secure liberty for each.

Watercolor painting of a women in a Revolutionary War camp feeding three children

Learn about Women's Roles in the War

Women participated in the war as camp followers, nurses, or aids. Learn about the women who impacted the battle and the park's preservation

 

Last updated: October 9, 2020

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Mailing Address:

2332 New Garden Road
Greensboro, NC 27410

Phone:

(336) 288-1776 x232
This phone number extension will direct your call to the Visitor Center where you can speak with a Park Ranger or Volunteer.

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