Tarleton's Last Fight

Tarleton's Last Fight (HM4OW)

Location: Gloucester Point, VA 23072 Gloucester County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 16.551', W 76° 30.171'

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Here, at the Hook, Tarleton, commanding the cavalry of Cornwallis's army, fought an action with Choisy's French force and Virginia militia, October 3, 1781. The Duke de Lauzun's cavalry charged Tarleton, who retired to Gloucester Point. There he was blockaded by the French and by Virginia militia.
HM NumberHM4OW
Marker Number7-NA
Year Placed1928
Placed ByConservation Development Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 7:42pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 366762 N 4126532
Decimal Degrees37.27585000, -76.50285000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 16.551', W 76° 30.171'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 16' 33.06" N, 76° 30' 10.26" W
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Area Code(s)804, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2309-2399 State Rte 1216, Gloucester Point VA 23072, US
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