Roaring River in Wilkes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
On a raid across western N.C. Gen. A. C. Gillem led part of Stoneman's U.S. cavalry through this vicinity, March 28, 1865.
Erected 2012 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number N 10.)
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 36° 12.36′ N, 81° 0.22′ W. Marker was in Roaring River, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Marker was at the intersection of Elkin Highway (North Carolina Route 268) and White Plains Road, on the right when traveling east on Elkin Highway. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Roaring River NC 28669, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Richard Allen, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin Cleveland (approx. 3.5 miles away); North Wilkesboro Speedway (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Kings Mountain Campaign of 1780 (approx. 8.6 miles away); Surry County Muster Site (approx. 8.6 miles away); Surry Muster Field (approx. 8.6 miles away); Elkin Manufacturing Company (approx. 8.7 miles away); Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church (approx. 9.1 miles away).
More about this marker. The original
Also see . . .
1. Marker finally finds its way home. The Stoneman Gazette (Submitted on November 18, 2015, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
2. N-10 marker at new location in Blowing Rock, NC. (Submitted on November 18, 2015.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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