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Tarleton's Last Fight NA-7 | Marker History

Tarleton’s Last Fight Marker, NA-7

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.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1928
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Gloucester County
Physical Description of Location: Hayes, VA 23072. Located at the intersection of Guinea Road and State Route 1216.
GPS Location: 37.276102,-76.502807
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