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.
Geographic Location: Gloucester County
Physical Description of Location: Hayes, VA 23072. Located at the intersection of Guinea Road and State Route 1216.
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