14 Mar 2015 Greensboro, NC
The 234th Anniversary of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse was celebrated today in Greensboro, NC at the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. The CMM were represented by NSSAR President General Lindsey Brock and his wife, Billie; and CMM President Bill Schwetke and his wife, Cat. President General Lindsey Brock was the keynote speaker and Bill Schwetke participated in the color guard. Bill Schwetke's 4xgreat grandfather, Captain David Beard, had led a company of riflemen from Bedford County, VA, as part of Col Lynch's regiment in the battle.
This year's ceremony was held in the Visitor's Center Theater due to rain. The Virginia Society was represented by a large delegation, led by VASSAR President Reverdy Wright.
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