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Campaign of 1781 UL-2 | Marker History

Campaign of 1781 Marker, UL-2

Boyd's and Irwin's ferries to the west were used by Nathanael Greene in his passage of Dan River, in mid-February, 1781, while Cornwallis was in close pursuit. Edward Carrington collected the boats for the crossing.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1939
Region: Southside Region
Geographic Location: South Boston
Physical Description of Location: Junction of Broad Street (US 501) and Wren Street, South Boston, VA 24592. Marker on right when traveling north on US 501.
GPS Location: 36.696074,-78.899595
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