Nathaneal Greene: Survival Becomes Victory
AboutIn conjunction with the Crossing of the Dan Commemoration on Saturday, February 17, 2024, will be a gathering from 2PM - 4PM for the Bannister Encampment. After the Crossing of the Dan, General Greene and his troops crossed through Halifax at the Bannister River to replenish supplies and manpower before heading to meet Cornwallis at the Battle of Guildford Courthouse. On hand will be reenactors and local citizens who will be available to tell the stories of some of the soldiers involved. This event will be held at the Halifax County War Memorial which is located beside the Courthouse. Address is: 8 Main Street, Halifax, VA.
5:30 PM - Halifax United Methodist Church - Patrick Jolly (descendant of Patrick Henry) will present program "Nathanael Greene: Survival Becomes Victory". VASSAR Color Guard will march to Halifax County War Memorial and give a musket salute to General Greene and his army.
February 16, 2024 - February 16, 2024
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
8 Main St
Halifax, VA 24558
Category: Special Event