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Near Jackson in Northampton County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Matt W. Ransom

 
 
Matt W. Ransom Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
1. Matt W. Ransom Marker
Inscription.  Confederate General, United States Senator, 1872-95, and Minister to Mexico. Home stands 800 yards south.
 
Erected 1938 by North Carolina Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number E-10.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 36° 23.959′ N, 77° 28.861′ W. Marker is near Jackson, North Carolina, in Northampton County. Marker is on U.S. 158, 2.8 miles west of Barrows Mill Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson NC 27845, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sir Archie (approx. 1.4 miles away); Boon's Mill (approx. 2.2 miles away); Boone's Mill Fight (approx. 2.2 miles away); Henry K. Burgwyn (approx. 2˝ miles away); James H. Jones (approx. 3.1 miles away); Roll of Honor
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(approx. 3.3 miles away); Northampton Memorial Library War Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Church of The Saviour (1898) and Cemetery (1853) (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Also see . . .  Biographical Directory of the United States Congress - Ransom, Matt Whitaker, (1826 - 1904). (Submitted on May 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Wide view of the Matt W. Ransom Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
2. Wide view of the Matt W. Ransom Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 953 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
 
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