The Battle of Lindley's Mill

The Battle of Lindley's Mill (HMKII)

Location: Graham, NC 27253 Alamance County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 53.343', W 79° 20.596'

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September 13, 1781

At this site, Patriot militia commanded by Brigadier General John Butler ambushed loyalist militia commanded by Colonel David Fanning in an effort to free prisoners, whom the Loyalist had captured at Hillsborough the previous day.Although losses were heavy on both sides, the Loyalist kept their prisoners and continued their march to join the British forces at Wilmington. After the four hour battle, local residents cared for the wounded on both sides and buried the dead.
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 649532 N 3972910
Decimal Degrees35.88905000, -79.34326667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 53.343', W 79° 20.596'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 53' 20.58" N, 79° 20' 35.76" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7856 Lindley Mill Rd, Graham NC 27253, US
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