General Nathanael Greene statue

A statue of Nathanael Greene riding a horse. He is pointing his out in the distance
Nathanael Greene Statue in Stanton Park

NPS / Claire Hassler

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Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits

Nathanael Greene was a revolutionary war general known as "The Fighting Quaker." His army harried British General Charles Cornwallis in his campaign through the Carolinas, weakening the expeditionary force and contributing to Cornwallis's eventual surrender at Yorktown.

Sculptor: Henry K. Brown

Sacred to the Memory of Nathanael Green Esquire a Native of the State of Rhode Island who Died on the 19th of June 1786
Late Major General in the Service of the U.S. and Commander of their Army in the Southern Department
The United States in Congress Assembled
In Honor of His Patriotism
Valor and Ability Have Erected This Monument

Capitol Hill Parks , National Capital Parks-East

Last updated: January 12, 2024