Griffin Fauntleroy
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
N 36° 08.068 W 079° 50.431
17S E 604325 N 3999485
Quick Description: The final resting place of Captain Griffin Fauntleroy, 1st Virginia Light Dragoons.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 5/1/2006 12:03:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMBP9
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member CYBret
Views: 70

Long Description:

This marker is located on the battleground where the third Colonial defensive line, composed of veteran Continental Army troops, stood during the Battle of Guilford Courthouse.

The marker reads:

This site was occupied by the 1st Virginia Calvary under Lieutenant Colonel William Washington, Con't Line, and it was here Captain Griffin Fauntleroy, 1st VA. Lt. Dragoons, Con't Line, was mortally wounded on March 15, 1781. Born September 28, 1754., Northumberland Co., VA.

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Location type: Single Grave

Date of Birth: 9/28/1754

Date of Death: 3/15/1781

Cause of death: Died in Battle

Grave Marker Text:
This site was occupied by the 1st Virginia Calvary under Lieuteanat Colonel William Washington, Con't [Continental Army] Line, and it was here Captain Griffin Fauntleroy, 1st VA. Lt [Virginia Light] Dragoons, Con't Line, was mortally wounded on March 15, 1781. Born September 28, 1754., Northumberland Co., VA.


Ranks:
Captain


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