Pictured are the wreath presenters and Steve McGuffin (left), Chapter vice president, with the chapter wreath.
The Battle of Spencer’s Ordinary was fought on June 26, 1781 between Continental troops and Virginia Militia of the army of the Marquis de Lafayette and Loyalist and Hessian troops of General Lord Cornwallis. Patriot troops had been following the British as they moved down the peninsula towards Willliamsburg.
The ceremony took place in Freedom Park at the marker placed by the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution in 2015. Wreaths were presented by 15 state organizations and chapters of the Sons, Daughters, and Children of the American Revolution.