Guilford Courthouse Flag

Guilford Courthouse Flag (HM6ZM)

Location: Greenville, SC 29601 Greenville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 50.833', W 82° 24.023'

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This flag, often referred to as the Guilford Courthouse Flag, is an example of the diversity of American flags during the Revolutionary War period. It has the unique design elements of an elongated canton with white background and 13 blue, eight-sided stars and matching blue stripes. The eight-sided stars represent the combined forces from eight states that compromised Major General Nathanael Greene's Southern Army. This flag was present at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, North Carolina on March 15, 1781, on the ground where Greene's combined Continental and Militia forces halted the British conquest of the Carolinas and turned Cornwallis's then decimated army back to seaport towns to their final defeat.
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HM NumberHM6ZM
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 5:53pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 371971 N 3856994
Decimal Degrees34.84721667, -82.40038333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 50.833', W 82° 24.023'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 50' 49.98" N, 82° 24' 1.38" W
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Area Code(s)803, 864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 325-349 S Main St, Greenville SC 29601, US
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