Historic Markers Across Georgia



Major John Lewis



Marker ID:  
Location: 10 Woody Road, Adairsville, GA
County: Bartow
Coordinates: N 34° 23.046    W 084° 56.213
  34.3841    -84.93688333
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Major John Lewis
Born in Va. 1757 — Died in Ga. 1840


A Revolutionary soldier volunteer under Capt. Marks of Charlottesville, Va. Part of the time he belonged to the regiment that was detailed as a body guard to General LaFayette. He was in all the principle battles fought in New Jersey, Penn. and Va. He was at the battles of Monmouth, Brandy Wine, Stony Point, Germantown and lastly was present at the ever memorable Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown

How sleep the brave who sink to rest
with all their country's wishes blest.

Ann Berry Earle Lewis
Wife of Major John Lewis
Born — 1766 — Died — 1845
A sheaf ready for the garner



 

 

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