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High Point in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Arms Factory

 
 
Confederate Arms Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
1. Confederate Arms Factory Marker
Inscription. The Gillam & Miller Gun Factory was located here. Owned by Dr. L. M. Gillam and James Miller, the firm manufactured rifles and gun stocks for the state of North Carolina in 1863. The firm also had a contract to sell rifles to the Confederate government in 1862.
 
Erected 1990 by Col. John Sloan Camp, 1290   Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 35° 57.474′ N, 80° 0.341′ W. Marker is in High Point, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on N Main Street (U.S. 311 Bus), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on N Main Street, between Kivett Drive and High Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: High Point NC 27265, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. High Point Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Patriots (within shouting distance of this marker); Plank Road (within shouting distance of this marker); High Point (within shouting distance of this marker); The Plank Road Foreman
High Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
2. High Point Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Fisher (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Guilford Technical Community College (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in High Point.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker on N Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
3. Marker on N Main Street
Confederate Arms Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
4. Confederate Arms Factory Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 896 times since then and 3 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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