If John Schmonsees were successful, he could wear his American Revolutionary Continental Army captain’s uniform every day, or more like anywhere his wife Melissa would let him. Kingwood’s transplant who was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina and eventually moved to Greensboro, North Carolina, grew up in a town rich in Revolutionary history with icons such as Nathaniel Greene to study. He is always ready to share his love for the history that has produced, in his opinion, the greatest nation in the world.
‘Greensboro was named after an American Revolutionary War general, Nathaniel Greene. He is well known for leading the United States Army in the southern states at the end of the war, and c ‘is really the one who has diminished the British forces enough to enable us to defeat them at Yorktown,” he said. The key victory, he said, closed the escape route and the resupply of the British army from the sea.
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