Cowan’s Ford

William Polk, Last of N.C.’s Revolutionary Officers

RALEIGH, NC January 14, 2014 – On January 14, 1834, William Polk, the last surviving field officer of the North Carolina Continental Line, died in Raleigh. Polk served during the Revolutionary War with distinction, seeing action at Germantown, Brandywine, Eutaw Springs and Cowan’s Ford. After the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, […]