Lillington Cemetery
Pender County, North Carolina

 

Submitted by GingerLyell@aol.com on October 5, 2002.

Name Birth Date Death Date Other Information
Lillington, General John Alexander     Beneath this stone
lie the mortal remains of General John Alexander Lillington a Soldier of the Revolution
Who died in 1786.
He commanded the American forces
at the Battle of Moores Creek on the 27th Feb 1776 and by his military skill and cool courage in the field at the head of his troops secured a
complete and decisive victory to intellectual powers of a high order.  He united an incorruptible integrity and a devoted and self sacrificing patriotism.
A genuine lover of liberty,  He perilled to secure the Independence of his country and died at a good old age bequeathing to his posterity
(The rest was broken off)
       
       

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