1780 - Nathanael Greene

October 12, 1780 - The people of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County continue to vex General Cornwallis. Skirmishes such as the "Battle of the Bees" just nine days earlier have shown the British commander that a military victory won't be easily won. Cornwallis calls this place "a Hornet's Nest of rebellion," and leaves.
Nathanael Greene
General Greene

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