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Wilkesboro in Wilkes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James B. Gordon

 
 
James B. Gordon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 12, 2012
1. James B. Gordon Marker
Inscription. Brigadier general in the Confederate States Army. Mortally wounded near Richmond, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Birthplace stands 300 yards north.
 
Erected 1940 by NC Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number M-13.)
 
Location. 36° 9.501′ N, 81° 9.471′ W. Marker is in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of West D Street (Business U.S. 421) and Boone Trail, on the left on West D Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkesboro NC 28697, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonel Ben Cleveland (approx. mile away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); James Larkin Pearson (approx. 1.6 miles away); James Wellborn (approx. 2 miles away); Montfort Stokes (approx. 2.6 miles away); Fort Hamby (approx. 6.7 miles away); a different marker also named "Fort Hamby" (approx. 6.9 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Wilkesboro.
 
Also see . . .  NC Markers page. (Submitted on May 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
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James B. Gordon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox
2. James B. Gordon Marker
James B. Gordon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 12, 2012
3. James B. Gordon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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