Great crowds attended the events of the 231st Anniversary Observation of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Military and Civilian Life, Home and Farm Life, Small Arms Demonstrations, An Observance Program, Period Music and Dance, Guided Battlefield Walks, and the Reenactments were available for the thousands who came out to enjoy the activities. We appreciate the attendance and thank the over five hundred reenactors, camp followers craftsmen, musicians , and dancers who participated.
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Posted in Celebrations, Greensboro Country Park, Interpretive Programs, Reenactments, tagged Colonial reenactment living historyGuilford, Guilford Battleground Company, Guilford Courthouse events activites programs, Reenactment Battle Guilford Courthouse, revolutionary war, Southern Campaign resource on March 29, 2012| Leave a Comment »
Posted in Celebrations, Interpretive Programs, Reenactments, tagged 33rd Regiment of Foot, 42nd Black Watch Light Inf., 4th Co, 7th Fusiliers, Brigade of Guards in America, British Legion, Capt. Stewart's Co, Colonial reenactment living historyGuilford, Cpt. Alexander Sutherland's Co, Guilford Battleground Company, Guilford Courthouse events activites programs, Hessen-Kassel Regiment von Bose; Hessen-Kassel Jägerkorps, HM 64th Regt. Of Foot, Jager Companie von Roeder, Major's Co, NCHR/71st Highland Regiment, Reenactment Battle Guilford Courthouse, Regt von Donop, Royal North Carolina Regiment, Royl Welch Fusiliers on March 7, 2012| Leave a Comment »
Over five hundred reenactors, distaff and sutlers have registered to participate in the 2012 reenactment weekend of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. The military units which have registered include the following.
British Legion, Capt. Stewart’s Co.,Helyars Co., 7th Fusiliers, 42nd Black Watch Light Inf., Cpt. Alexander Sutherland’s Co., 2s Batt’n, 71st Regt, Jager Companie von Roeder, NCHR/71st Highland Regiment, Royal North Carolina Regiment, Major’s Co., HM 64th Regt. Of Foot, 4th Co., Brigade of Guards in America, 84th Royal Highland Emigrants, 84th Regt. Foot, 2nd Bn. Coy 5, 33rd Regt. Of Foot, Regiment von Bose, First New Jersey Vol. (Loyalist), Col. D. Fanning’s Regt., NC Loyal Militia, Regt. von Donop, Royal Welch Fusiliers
Locke’s Militia, 2nd North Carolina Regt., 1st Virginia Regt., Lee’s Legion Dragoons, Kirkwood’s Delaware Regiment, 6th North Carolina Regt., Davidson’s Fort Militia, New Jersey Light Infantry, Campbell’s Rifles, 2nd South Carolina, Washington Co. NC Militia, Hillsborough District Militia, Fluvanna County Militia, 1st Maryland/Southern Campaign, 7th Virginia Regiment
At their March 1 meeting, the Guilford County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution in remembrance of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse and declared the week of March 12 – March 18, 2012 as “The Battle of Guilford Courthouse Week.” The resolution was presented by Commissioner Paul Gibson. Accepting the resolution were Frank Mascia , President of the Guilford Battleground Company; Maureen Hartigan, Executive Director of the GBC; and Charles Cranfield, Superintendent of Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.
The Guilford Battleground Company and Guilford Courthouse NMP appreciate this recognition by officials of Guilford County of this significant battle of the American Revolution fought in and around the original site of the Guilford Courthouse on March 15, 1781.