Maj Gen Nathanael Greene

  • Military Rank: Major-General Nathanael Greene
  • American

American Revolutionary War General who began the war as a private and became one of the most important leaders. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Assisted in original organization of militia Kentish Guards 1774
Major-General Continental Army 1775 1783



Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1742/08/07 Nathanael Greene is born to Mary Mott and Nathanael Greene on Forge Farm in Warwick, Rhode Island. Born Forge Farm Warwick, RI
1770/00/00 Home from 1770-1776 Architect Gen Nathanael Greene Homestead Coventry, RI
1774/07/20 Katharine Littlefield, daughter of John and Phebe Ray Littlefield, of New Shoreham, Block Island, RI, marries Nathanael Greene. New Shoreham, Block Island, RI Rhode Island Marriage of Katharine Littlefield and Nathanael Greene
1777/09/06 Nathanael Greene attends Washington's council of war at the Byrnes House. Patriot Commander Hale-Byrnes House Stanton, DE
1777/09/11 American Revolution Battle between the troops of George Washington and the British troops of William Howe. American Commander Brandywine Battlefield Chadds Ford Battle of Brandywine
1777/10/04 American Commander Cliveden, Chew House Philadelphia, PA Battle of Germantown
1779/12/09 With the British in New York, GW is "obligd to canton the American Army in on both sides of the North River, and the diminution of our strength from the expiring enlistments obligd the General to take an interior position for the greater security...." NG American Commander Morristown National Historical Park New Jersey
1780/09/29 Board of Senior Officers find Andre guilty of being behind American lines "under a feigned name and in a disguised habit" and order that he "ought to be considered as a Spy from the enemy ... it is their opinion, he ought to suffer death." Board of Inquiry, Presiding Officer Capture of Major Andre
1781/03/15 North Carolina Militia battle British Army Regulars Patriot Commander Guilford Courthouse National Military Park Greensboro Battle of Guilford Courthouse
1781/05/12 British regulars surrender Fort Motte to Marion, allowing them go on the roof to put out the fires. After the soldiers left, Mrs Motte invites both the American and British officers to a good dinner at her own table. American Commander Fort Motte Battle Site Fort Motte Siege of Fort Motte
1781/09/08 Continental Army forces led by Nathanael Greene battle British Army forces led by Alexander Stewart American Commander Eutaw Springs Battleground Park Eutawville Battle of Eutaw Springs
1782/04/13 State legislature rewards Nathanael Greene for service in the Revolution with Mulberry Grove Plantation Mulberry Grove Site Port Wentworth
1786/06/19 Nathanael Greene dies at home. Originally buried in Colonial Park Cemetery, his remains, once lost, were discovered in 1901 in the Graham vault. Died Mulberry Grove Site Port Wentworth
1902/00/00 Nathanael Greene's remains are moved to the Nathanael Greene Monument on Johnson Square in Savannah, Georgia. In Memoriam Savannah Historic District Savannah
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