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Salisbury in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Stonemanís Raid

 
 
Stonemanís Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
1. Stonemanís Raid Marker
Inscription.
Stonemanís U.S. Cavalry
occupied the town of
Salisbury, Apr. 12, 1865,
and destroyed the Con-
federate warehouses,
supplies, and prison.

 
Erected 1940 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number L 29.)
 
Location. 35° 40.181′ N, 80° 28.023′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is on N Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located on N Main Street between Liberty Street and Kerr Street. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury NC 28144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harry Cowan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rowan County World War I Memorial (about 500 feet away); Elizabeth Maxwell Steele (about 600 feet away); Washington Southern Tour (about 700 feet away); Washingtonís Tour of the Southern States (about 700 feet away); St. Lukeís Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); Rowan County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Old English Cemetery (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stonemanís Raid: Salisbury and the Yadkin River Bridge.
Salisbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
2. Salisbury Marker
(Submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Stonemanís Raid, March 23 – April 26, 1865. (Submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. Major General George Stoneman Led the Last American Civil War Cavalry Raid. HistoryNet.com website. (Submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Civil
 
Stonemanís Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
3. Stonemanís Raid Marker
Marker on N Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
4. Marker on N Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 501 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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