Located at 35°54.187'N, 79°19.585'W, this marker memorializes those who died during the Battle of Lindley's Mill during the American Revolution. The battle was between Whigs under the command of General Butler and Tories under the command of David Fanning, and resulted in a Tory victory. Over 50 men died and were buried, including about 25 Whigs and about 27 Tories.
Whig officers known to have died: Lt. Col. John Luttrell and Major John Nall.
Whig soldiers known to have died: Philip Geane, Britton Gross, and Frank Dillard.
Tory officers known to have died: Capt. John Raines, Capt. William Deaton, and Col. Hector McNeill.
OF THE WHIG AND TORY SOLDIERS
WHO DIED IN THE BATTLE OF
LINDLEY'S MILL 14TH D. 11 MO. 1781
AND WERE BURIED HERE AND
ON THE BATTLEFIELD
ERECTED 7TH DAY 10 MO. 1979