Created By: Southport Historical Society
Robert Howe (1732 – 1786) was a Continental Army general from the Province of North Carolina during the American Revolutionary War. The descendant of a prominent family in North Carolina, Howe was one of five generals, and the only major general, in the Continental Army from this state. He also played a role in the colonial and state governments of North Carolina, serving in the legislative bodies of both.
This point of interest is part of the tour: Monuments and Markers Tour - Southport, NC