Where is the Courthouse?
The park does have a card file and records of over 90% of the estimated 4500 American soldiers who fought in the battle of Guilford Courthouse. Each card in the file will list name and basic service information along with one or more sources for the information given. The park library and/or historical files will usually house these sources. The file is, of course, not complete, so you are invited to supply information to this on-going project.
What were the casualties in the battle?
Lord Cornwallis's Crown Forces suffered the highest casuality of soldiers and officers at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. The casualties were 28% for the British and 6-7% for the Americans. The following figures are approximate counts based on returns and other primary sources, as well as multiple historians' research.
Crown Forces soldiers engaged in battle: approx. 1,900
Killed in Action: 93
American Continental and militia soldiers engaged in battle: approx. 4500
Killed in Action: 79
Where is the Nathanael Greene Monument?
The Greene Monument is located near Tour Stop 8 on the tour road. You can also walk to the monument from the visitor center. Approximate distance from visitor center to monument is 500 yards. You may also drive your automobile to Tour Stop 8 via the Battlefield Tour Road.
The monument was erected in 1915. The sculptor was Francis H. Packer of New York. The monument has been a popular symbol of the city since Greensboro is named after Nathanael Greene.
Last updated: March 16, 2021