Charlotte center city in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet
were held in this building
and the surrender of
Gen. Joseph E. Johnston
was Authorized from here
on April 24th. 1865
Erected 1915 by Stonewall Jackson Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1910.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 13.559′ N, 80° 50.698′ W. Marker was in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. It was in Charlotte center city. Marker could be reached from South Tryon Street, 0.1 miles north of West 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 114 South Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. British Encampment, 1780 (a few steps from this marker); WBT / WBTV (within shouting distance of this marker); The Johnston Building (within Nearby History (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jefferson Davis Informed of Lincoln's Death (about 300 feet away); RCA Victor (about 300 feet away); Site of Queen's College (about 300 feet away); The Latta Arcade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These markers in other cities and states also claim to be the site of the "last meeting". Multiple meetings of the Confederate Cabinet were held as many as 10 days after they met in Charlotte.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,925 times since then and 105 times this year. Last updated on April 14, 2023, by Paul Liepe of Danville, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 3. submitted on April 14, 2023, by Paul Liepe of Danville, Virginia. 4. submitted on March 6, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.