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Waynesville in Haywood County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Martin's Surrender

 
 
Martin's Surrender Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M. L., circa June 1999
1. Martin's Surrender Marker
Inscription.  Gen. James G. Martin, surrendered the army of Western North Carolina, the last Confederate force in the state, in Waynesville, May 6, 1865.
 
Erected 1941 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number P-10.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 6, 1834.
 
Location. 35° 29.184′ N, 82° 59.417′ W. Marker is in Waynesville, North Carolina, in Haywood County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 23) near Gruder Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesville NC 28786, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas's Resting Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); Green Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts (approx. ¼ mile away); Museum Of N.C. Handicrafts (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle House (approx. ¼ mile away); Waynesville Masonic Hall
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Boone-Withers House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Time Music (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesville.
 
Also see . . .  General James G. Martin - "Old One Wing". Thomas' Legion entry:
Short biography of General Martin. Martin served mostly within North Carolina during the war, but did play a role in the 1862 and 1864 defenses of Richmond, Virginia. (Submitted on September 26, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Martin's Surrender Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave W, August 27, 2022
2. Martin's Surrender Marker
General James Green Martin carte de visite image. Click for full size.
via Library of Congress, unknown
3. General James Green Martin carte de visite
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,450 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 24, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina.   2. submitted on August 28, 2022, by Dave W of Co, Colorado.   3. submitted on March 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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