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Boone in Watauga County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Stoneman's Raid

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 27, 2009
1. Stoneman's Raid Marker
Inscription.  On a raid through western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman's U.S. Cavalry Fought a skirmish with the Home Guard at Boone, March 28, 1865.
 
Erected 1940 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number N-12.)
 
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 March 28, 1865.
 
Location. 36° 13.033′ N, 81° 40.822′ W. Marker is in Boone, North Carolina, in Watauga County. Marker is on East King Street (State Highway 321), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boone NC 28607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. United States Post Office (approx. ¼ mile away); Ginseng Trade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Appalachian State University (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stanley Harris (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Prosperous Mountain Family (approx. 4.7 miles away); Carriage Roads
Stoneman's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 27, 2009
2. Stoneman's Raid Marker
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(approx. 4.8 miles away); a different marker also named Stoneman's Raid (approx. 4.8 miles away); a different marker also named Carriage Roads (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boone.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,329 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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